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988 NATIONWIDE SUICIDE AND CRISIS LIFELINE

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ATLANTIC COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVE ADDRESSING QUALITY OF LIFE CRIMES

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ACPO STAFF PROTECTED WITH COVID-19 MASKS

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MAYS LANDING- A Philadelphia man, sentenced Tuesday, must serve nearly 80 years in New Jersey state prison before he is eligible for parole for the January 2019, fatal shooting of a 21 year-old man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, Judge W. Todd Miller, J.S.C., sentenced defendant Avery Bracey …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury returned an 8-count indictment on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, against 59 year-old Brian Lee Avis for the sexual assaults of a 10 year-old Brigantine girl in 1996, and a 5 year-old girl in Galloway Township in 2003, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor …

MAYS LANDING— Following a joint investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and Egg Harbor Township Police Department, five individuals were arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at a home in Egg Harbor Township after members of the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and SWAT successfully executed a …

PLEASANTVILLE-The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is seeking assistance in identifying a witness to the homicide of a man in Pleasantville on the morning of Nov. 13, 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The individual in this video and still-image is being sought as a witness to the homicide of Ivan …

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP— November 20, 2021, marks 15 years since the discovery of the bodies of four women dumped in a drainage ditch in West Atlantic City. Today, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill reminded the public that the investigation remains active by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and their law enforcement partners. “I would …

This week is observed as INTERNATIONAL FRAUD AWARENESS WEEK and the ACPO Financial Crimes Unit is advising the public to exercise caution in connection to cryptocurrency scams. This scam is a type of investment fraud that involves criminals stealing money from people who are hoping to invest in the new world of digital currency. The …

MAYS LANDING-A 45 year-old man, charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Mark Wright on Oct. 10, 2021, has been taken into custody by law enforcement, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Umar Abdullah was taken into custody this morning, Nov. 15, 2021, in Egg Harbor City by members of the U.S. Marshall’s …

PLEASANTVILLE- An investigation into the fatal shooting of a 41 year-old man on Saturday morning in Pleasantville is continuing by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On November 13, 2021, at approximately 9:19 a.m., the Pleasantville Police Department received a shot spotter alert and 911 call …

PLEASANTVILLE- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has responded to investigate a fatal shooting of a man in Pleasantville this morning, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The shooting occurred at 914 Atlantic Avenue, Pleasantville, around 9 a.m. this morning. The male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. This is an …

MAYS LANDING— A 45 year-old man who is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Mark Wright on Oct. 10, 2021, is currently wanted by authorities, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. At 4:04 a.m., Sunday October 10, 2021, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call to respond to 28 S. Georgia Avenue. …