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MAYS LANDING – A 31 year-old Atlantic City man has been indicted for murder and other charges in connection to the fatal shooting of a 10 year-old boy, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tuesday, an Atlantic County grand jury returned an indictment against Alvin Wyatt for the following charges in the death of …

MAYS LANDING- A Laurel Springs man has been charged with endangering and luring, involving a 12 year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Henry Merton, 23, of Laurel Springs, is charged with the following: Endangering (3rd degree) Endangering (1st degree) Luring (2nd degree) Merton’s arrest stemmed from a long-term investigation by the ACPO …

MAYS LANDING- A Bridgeton man pleaded guilty Monday to second degree bias crime of a 6 year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Kyle Powell, 31, pleaded guilty before the Honorable Jeffrey Waldman, J.S.C., to second degree Bias Crime. On June 28, 2018, Powell went on the social media website, Meetme.com and posted …

MAYS LANDING –A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Wednesday in connection to 2017 charges of child luring and endangering, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Dean Leon, 51, pleaded guilty to child luring and endangering charges and must serve 10 years in New Jersey state prison subject to the No Early Release Act (NERA), …

MAYS LANDING – A 31 year-old Atlantic City man is now charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a 10 year-old boy, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Charges against Alvin Wyatt have been upgraded to Murder following the death today of 10 year-old Micah Tennant who was shot at the …

MAYS LANDING- A 31 year-old Atlantic City man is charged with 3 counts of attempted murder and weapons charges in connection to a shooting at a Pleasantville High School football game in Pleasantville on Friday evening, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Alvin Wyatt is charged with the shooting which struck 1 adult and 2 …

MAYS LANDING- John Psota, 34, pleaded guilty before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury on  Thursday, October 24, 2019, to two counts of second degree Sexual Assault by Sexual Contact, announced Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. Psota pleaded guilty to the charges that are connected to at least one incident in Ventnor City that occurred during …

MAYS LANDING – Three men have been charged in two separate unsolved homicides, dating back to 1996 and 2010, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On July 06, 2010, at approximately 12:05 a.m., Atlantic City Police Communications received a 911 call from a caller who stated they had heard numerous gunshots in the area of …

MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township woman is charged in connection to a fatal motor vehicle collision on February 26, 2019, that killed a mother and her infant son, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Tuesday, Nancy Cavanaugh, 66, was charged with two counts of Aggravated Manslaughter in connection with a fatal motor …

MAYS LANDING- Miguel Vargas, 48, was convicted yesterday of 3 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and one count of Obstructing the Administration of Law following a 2 week-long trial, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The jury was unable to reach a verdict on related Sexual Assault counts. Vargas was arrested …