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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. …

MAYS LANDING- The ACPO’s James Scoppa has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant and was sworn in on Friday, September 27, 2019. Lt. Scoppa is an 18-year veteran law enforcement officer of the ACPO, where he began his career as a County Investigator. “Lt. Scoppa is a dogged investigator who will be charged with …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO’s Chuck DeFebbo has been promoted to the rank of Captain of County Investigators and was sworn in on Friday, September 27, 2019. Capt. Defebbo’s law enforcement career spans 37 ½ years. Capt. DeFebbo began his career as a Patrolman at the Hammonton Police Department where he served for 5 years. In 1987, …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO staff said farewell on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, to Chief of County Detectives Daren J. Dooley who retired after a 25 year career in law enforcement and serving 16 of those years as chief of detectives in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. He is the longest tenured Chief of County Investigators in …

MAYS LANDING- A 15 year-old Atlantic City teen was the victim of a fatal shooting early Thursday morning, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. A 911 call was received by the Atlantic City Police Department at 4:17 a.m., on July 25, 2019, and Atlantic City Police Officers responded to 102 S. Massachusetts Avenue in …

MAYS LANDING – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a minivan linked to a 2017 double murder in Buena Borough, Atlantic County. On September 16, 2017 around 1:19am, Damon Jones, 34, of Bridgeton, NJ and Talisa Colon, 23, of Vineland, NJ, were fatally shot as they sat in a …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office saw a 94% rate of cleared homicides in 2018 and a 45% cleared homicide rate in 2017, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. In 2017, Atlantic County saw 22 homicides and 10 of those cases have been cleared and in 2018, there were 16 homicides and 15 …

MAYS LANDING- March 31, 2019, marks 34 years since local cabdriver and television host Raul “Cooks Books” Suarez was found stabbed to death on Route 30 in Absecon. The case remains unsolved, but investigatory work by law enforcement agencies continues every day on this case, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said. Prosecutor Tyner refuses …

MAYS LANDING- On Wednesday morning, Lawrence Achey was sworn in by Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner as a new detective with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.   Prior to being employed with the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office, Detective Achey first gained an interest in law enforcement when he attended Rowan University, where he began …