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MAYS LANDING- An 18 year-old Pleasantville man pleaded guilty on Thursday in the fatal July shooting of Naimah Bell, 15, also of Pleasantville, First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Nahquil Lovest pleaded guilty to a charge of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter and must serve 10 years in New Jersey state prison subject to the No Early …

MAYS LANDING- The daughter and granddaughter of two homicide victims has been sentenced for the July 8, 2019, killings, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This afternoon, Heather Barbera, 43, of Ventnor City was sentenced before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury to New Jersey state prison with an aggregate sentence of 42 years with 40 years …

MAYS LANDING-  A 24 year-old man is the victim of a fatal shooting in his Egg Harbor Township home, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 11:20 p.m., Thursday, January 2, Egg Harbor Township Police received a 911 call with a report of a shooting at 109 Vermont Avenue. When police arrived they found …

MAYS LANDING – A 29 year-old Galloway Township man was sentenced on Dec. 6, 2019, in the bludgeoning death of his father in April 2015, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. James Sopuch Jr. was sentenced to 30 years in New Jersey state prison with an 85% period of parole ineligibility subject to the …

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 …

ATLANTIC CITY- The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey selected ACPO Chief Assistant Prosecutor Seth Levy for  the 2018 award of OUTSTANDING ADVOCACY IN A SINGLE CASE for his efforts in the conviction of the defendants in STATE v. AUGELLO, ET ALS., otherwise known as “The Kauffman Case”. Chief Assistant Prosecutor Levy received the award …

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 …

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 – 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 …