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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP MAN CHARGED IN MURDER OF GIRLFRIEND

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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—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 Pleasantville man has been charged with felony murder, carjacking and weapons offenses in connection to the fatal shooting of Ivan Smith on November 13, 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Jermaine Wharton, 32, is charged with the following offenses: 1st degree Felony Murder 1st degree Murder 1st degree Carjacking …

MAYS LANDING- On Dec. 7, 2021, an Atlantic County Grand Jury returned indictments against two men in connection to the May 19, 2021, fatal shooting of Jahmil Greenidge in Atlantic City, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Denzel Garrison, 28, of Newark, is indicted on the following offenses: 1st degree Murder 1st degree Conspiracy …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

MAYS LANDING—In a cooperative investigation, with assistance from multiple law enforcement agencies, two men were arrested Tuesday, Oct. 12, and charged in connection to the May 19th, fatal shooting of Jahmil Greenidge in Atlantic City, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Denzel Garrison, 28, of Newark, was arrested in Newark by the Newark Police …

MAYS LANDING—After more than a month-long homicide investigation, involving multiple local law enforcement agencies and additional assistance from agencies in Texas and Puerto Rico, a 25 year-old man has been arrested in Puerto Rico and charged in the fatal shooting of a man in Atlantic City on Aug. 1, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill …