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MAYS LANDING—This morning Atlantic County Presiding Judge Bernard E. DeLury sentenced Ferdinand Augello to life in New Jersey state prison plus 30 years for the murder of April Kauffman on May 10, 2012, along with other charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “Today, Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury sealed the fate of Freddy …

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MAYS LANDING- Each year, National Methamphetamine Awareness Day is observed on Nov. 30, in order to generate awareness about the damaging effects of meth abuse on individuals, families and American communities. “As we continue to grapple with the opioid epidemic, the increased abuse of methamphetamine is starting to infiltrate our county in both suburban and …

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MAYS LANDING- A 27 year-old man has pleaded guilty in connection to the drug induced deaths of two men who he distributed heroin/fentanyl to in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Jonathan Porter pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of first-degree Strict Liability Homicide for the Drug-Induced Deaths of: Tuan Tran, 31, …

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MAYS LANDING- Rafael Olmo, 35, was sentenced on Friday after he was convicted in July for 12 crimes related to drug distribution and weapons offenses, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Olmo was sentenced to the following prison terms in connection to his conviction of 12 crimes relating to drug distribution and weapons offenses …

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MAYS LANDING – Atlantic County is the latest region to be assigned the designation of being a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) through the federally funded HIDTA program, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner and Valerie A. Nickerson, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division, announced today. “The Atlantic …

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MAYS LANDING – Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner, will be joined by the Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division, and local law enforcement officials, at a press conference on Tuesday, regarding the implementation in Atlantic County of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program. The HIDTA program provides assistance to federal, state, local, …

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MAYS LANDING-Philip Eldred was sentenced to New Jersey state prison in connection to the 2017, drug induced death of a Margate woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Eldred, 30, of Egg Harbor Township was sentenced to the following: 1 count of first degree Strict Liability Drug Induced death of *Caroline Boothby on August 2, …

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MAYS LANDING- Since August 2017, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has charged 14 individuals with first degree Strict Liability for Drug Induced Death, accounting for the deaths of 11 different people dating back to April of 2016. In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic in Atlantic County, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office established the …

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MAYS LANDING-An Atlantic City woman has been indicted by an Atlantic County Grand Jury for Strict Liability Homicide for the drug-induced death of a 30 year-old man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.                   Rajeri J. Curry, 29, is indicted on the following charges: First degree …

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MAYS LANDING- After the execution of a search warrant Thursday morning a Pleasantville man was arrested and charged with multiple narcotics charges, following a 5 week investigation by the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit and the Galloway Township Police Department , Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Shawn Jackson, 33, of 215 B Ridgewood …

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