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MAYS LANDING- An investigation is underway after a 53 year-old Mays Landing man was killed Friday night in a crash on the White Horse Pike, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An initial investigation by the ACPO Crash Investigations Unit determined that Taquaysha Bell, 28, of Trenton was traveling westbound on the White Horse …

ATLANTIC CITY- A homicide investigation is underway in Atlantic City in connection to a shooting victim who was located deceased, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This afternoon, the ACPO Major Crimes Unit responded to 2009 Blaine Avenue for a homicide investigation of a 17 year-old male shooting victim. This is a cooperative active …

MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner and the ACPO staff are showing their support for colleague and County Investigator & Army Reserves Sgt. Hannah Piatt who is mobilized for the COVID-19 response. Investigator Piatt serves in the 327th MEDICAL DETACHMENT Combat Operational Stress Control Unit (COSC), out of Ft. Dix. Her unit’s mission …

MAYS LANDING –The ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Somers Point Police Department are conducting a cooperative investigation of the homicide of a Somers Point man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On March 30, 2020, at 9:55 p.m., the Somers Point Police Department was called at the request of neighbors to a home …

MAYS LANDING-Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Investigators Bruce DeShields said that he knew from a very early age that he was going to pursue a career in law enforcement. And now, he serves as the Chief of Atlantic County Investigators and is regarded by his agency as a seasoned leader and friend. Prior …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief of Atlantic County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields has served with the ACPO for over 30 years. Chief DeShields is a veteran law enforcement officer with over 37 years of law enforcement experience after starting his law enforcement career in 1982. ACPO’s First Prosecutor of Pleas John White was appointed in 1837 …

MAYS LANDING-To show support for his ACPO supervisors, ACPO Det. Christopher Southard– who is also a Marine Reservist– nominated 4 ACPO supervisors to receive the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Patriot Award! ACPO Lt. Thomas Finan, Lt. James Scoppa, Lt. David Weiss, and Sgt. William Hess are the recipients and all were …

MAYS LANDING – The ACPO Major Crimes Unit continues the investigation of an unsolved homicide connected to a shooting that claimed the life of a 61 year-old woman who was the mother of four children and grandmother of 12 grandchildren, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “Ten years ago today, Joyce McKinnon came home …

MAYS LANDING- On Veteran’s Day ACPO is sharing the story of military veteran and ACPO Det. Sgt. David Gazzara who also serves in the United States Air Force and has also served in the United States Army. “I serve in the military for a multitude of reasons. There are far too many reasons to list …

ATLANTIC CITY- A 29 year-old Atlantic City man was shot and killed Monday evening in the city, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 7:06 p.m., on Monday evening, Atlantic City Police responded to the area of Ohio Avenue and Hummock Avenue, following a ShotSpottter alert. Champsey Bailey was located and had been shot. …