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ATLANTIC CITY- The ACPO MAJOR CRIMES Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday, May 14, 2021, that left one man dead, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On May 14, 2021, at approximately 11:02 p.m., Atlantic City Police was notified via ShotSpotter and 911 calls of a shooting …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has been indicted and is currently wanted by law enforcement on charges of the Strict Liability Drug Induced Death of Felipe Popocati Garcia Lopez, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On April 28, 2021, Ramon Rivera, 50, was indicted for the drug induced death of Lopez on September …

MAYS LANDING— On April 20, 2021, the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division unanimously affirmed the conviction and all evidentiary rulings made by Judge Bernard E. DeLury in the 2018 murder trial of Ferdinand ‘Freddy’ Augello, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The unanimous decision by Judges Gilson, Moynihan, and Gummer unanimously affirmed the …

MAYS LANDING— An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against 30 defendants who were part of a Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, large-scale drug distribution organization where $2.6 million in cash has been seized and three of the men named in the indictment are also charged in connection to the …

PLEASANTVILLE- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Pleasantville Police Department are actively investigating a shooting that occurred on Thursday, April 8, 2021, that left one man dead and two others wounded, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Thursday at 2:57 p.m., 911 calls were received at the Pleasantville Police …

ATLANTIC CITY- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Atlantic City Police Department are actively investigating the death of a 66 year-old man the evening of April 1, 2021, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 7:41 p.m., Atlantic City Police Officers responded to a business in the 1500 block of the Boardwalk in …

MAYS LANDING- The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that a Somers Point man whose request was denied for a new attorney was not stripped of a constitutional right. Luis Maisonet who was convicted of murder in December 2017, filed a direct appeal on April 10, 2018, and argued among other issues, that his constitutional …

MAYS LANDING- Two men have been arrested and charged with felony murder, robbery and weapons offenses in the fatal January 2020, shooting of 24 year-old Arturo Barrera III, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “I want to commend the detectives of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, along with our local, state, and federal partners, …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is actively investigating a double shooting that occurred on Monday, March 1, 2021, when an Atlantic City man was fatally shot and another city man suffered a gunshot wound, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Monday, Atlantic City Police received 911 calls for …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against a  23 year-old Atlantic City man for the August 2020, fatal shooting of Wayne Brown, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Keshawn T. Faulkner, of Atlantic City, is indicted on the following charges for the murder of 25 year-old Wayne Brown: …