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Apparent Murder/Suicide – Mullica Township, NJ

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MAYS LANDING – Investigators from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit and the Mullica Township Police Department are investigating an apparent murder/suicide of a man and a woman in Mullica Township, NJ, Atlantic County. On July 4, 2022 at approximately 12:00 am, the Mullica Township Police Department and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office …

ATLANTIC CITY- An investigation into the fatal stabbing of a 65 year-old man on Sunday afternoon in Atlantic City is continuing by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor William Reynolds announced. On June 5, 2022 at approximately 2:20 pm, Atlantic City Police received an emergency call for a male …

ABSECON- On Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 9:35 am, Police Officers from Absecon and Pleasantville Police Departments responded to the General Dollar Store in the 700 block of New Road, Absecon for a man armed with a gun inside the store. The suspect, Jalial Whitted, 37 of Absecon, NJ was located inside the store by …

MAYS LANDING – A 36 year-old Atlantic City man was arrested and charged Monday evening in the fatal shooting of a 30 year-old Pleasantville women, Jazmen Martin-Richardson, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary S. Shill announced. On Monday, May 23, 2022, Lamar Pitts of Atlantic City, NJ was arrested at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office where …

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is on scene at the Dollar General Store located at the 700 Block of New Road, Absecon, NJ for the report of a Police Officer Involved shooting.  Per the N.J. Attorney General Guidelines, the Attorney General’s Office has been notified and members of Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit …

Pleasantville – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has responded to investigate a fatal shooting of a woman in Pleasantville this morning, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On May 23, 2022, at approximately midnight, Pleasantville Police received an emergency call for assistance and responded to the 1000 block of Iowa Avenue, …

MAYS LANDING- Chief Assistant Prosecutor Rick McKelvey has served with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office since 2011 and he is no stranger to to working with and supporting the victims of violent crimes. On Wednesday afternoon, During the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crime Victims’ Rights Week Commemoration, Chief Assistant Prosecutor McKelvey and the ACPO staff, …

MAYS LANDING- A Galloway Township man was sentenced Tuesday on first degree Strict Liability for a Drug Related Death and narcotics charges in connection to the 2018 fatal overdose of 59 year-old Anthony Tamburelli, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Whitted was sentenced before Judge Bernard DeLury in accordance with the terms of the …

MAYS LANDING—The murder trial of Brian Wakefield for the 2001 killings of Shirley and Richard Hazard of Pleasantville was the final trial in New Jersey where a defendant was sentenced to death. In 2003, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill successfully prosecuted this trial and also forged a longtime friendship with the family members of …

MAYS LANDING- A 37 year-old Atlantic City woman was sentenced today on a charge of Aggravated Manslaughter in connection to the fatal stabbing of Kenneth Fenwick Jr. on Nov. 1, 2018, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Khaleeia Bass, 37, of Atlantic City, was sentenced to 15 years in New Jersey state prison on …