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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 …

MAYS LANDING- Last week was a big week for a few ACPO Assistant Prosecutors and we congratulate them all on their achievements!  Assistant Prosecutor Marisa G. McGarvey represents the state in the matter of the March 2017, fatal stabbing of 38-year-old Daimyen S. Mortimore. Faheem Harris, 36, was charged in the killing. Harris pleaded guilty to …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the July 2012, murder of 25 year-old Sedrick Lindo, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. Joshua Cross was sentenced before Judge Honorable Patricia M. Wild, J.S.C. on January 11, 2019 to 40 years in New Jersey state prison and must serve 35 …

MAYS LANDING- A Philadelphia man is charged in connection to the shooting death of a 21 year-old man on Friday night, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 8:44 p.m., Friday Jan. 4, 2019, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call for a shooting at the Sunset Inn, reporting that a man had been …

MAYS LANDING- Lashawn Smith pleaded guilty on Friday for the murder of his girlfriend that occurred on Nov. 3, 2017, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Smith, 36, pleaded guilty before Judge Bernard E. DeLury to first degree Murder with sentencing to be at the discretion of the court. As part of the plea, Judge DeLury entered a …

ATLANTIC CITY- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the fatal shooting of a 21 year-old  man in Atlantic City this evening, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At approximately 6:26 p.m., Tuesday, January 01, 2019, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call for a motor vehicle accident in the area …