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MAYS LANDING – On Friday, April 26, 2019, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Township of Hamilton Police Department charged Timothy P. Wright, 39, of Chambersburg, PA, with Murder in relation to the 2014 strangulation death of 25 year-old Joyce Vanderhoff, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Wright was subsequently arrested …

MAYS LANDING –An Atlantic County jury has convicted Dennis Munoz of the murder in the fatal shooting of Michael Black, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Munoz, 40, was found guilty of the following charges: First degree Murder Second degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun Second degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful …

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic County jury found Joseph McCoy guilty today in the shooting death of an Atlantic City woman that occurred on Dec. 20, 2016, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. McCoy, 45, was found guilty of the following charges: Count 1 – Murder Count 2 – Unlawful Possession of a Handgun …

MAYS LANDING– An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty to multiple charges in connection to two separate shootings in 2014 and 2015, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On March 28, 2019, Cornell Bradford, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter, two counts of first degree Witness Tampering, and one …

MAYS LANDING- March 31, 2019, marks 34 years since local cabdriver and television host Raul “Cooks Books” Suarez was found stabbed to death on Route 30 in Absecon. The case remains unsolved, but investigatory work by law enforcement agencies continues every day on this case, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said. Prosecutor Tyner refuses …

MAYS LANDING– Nicholas A. Abbati was convicted by an Atlantic County jury on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 for the murder of Jahlil Hunter, the attempted murder of Ebony Harris and for third degree Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at 9:23 p.m., …

MAYS LANDING- Two men who were convicted in January of felony murder for the 2015, killing of a Mays Landing man were sentenced on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Maurice Burgess and Sterling Spence were each sentenced as follows: Felony Murder:  50 years in New Jersey state prison, subject …

ATLANTIC CITY- A 68 year-old man was stabbed to death on Sunday afternoon and his neighbor has been charged with the killing, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Sunday, February 10, 2019, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call at 1:13 p.m., at 220 N. New Hampshire Avenue, Atlantic City Housing Authority, Inlet …

MAYS LANDING-Today, an Atlantic County jury convicted three men in the 2015 shooting death of Devonte Molley, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The defendants convicted include the following individuals: Maurice Burgess, 28, of Galloway Township:  Felony murder, robbery, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, certain persons …

MAYS LANDING— It was 35 years ago today, on Thursday, January 14, 1984, that the body of 7 year-old Gary Grant Jr. was found at Atlantic City’s 100 block of North California Avenue in an abandoned lot just two blocks from Gary Grant Jr.’s home. The boy had been missing since January 12, 1984 and …