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  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- A Galloway Township man has been charged with Aggravated Manslaughter in connection to a fatal boat crash in July 2019 that killed a 39 year-old woman, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, members of the US Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force – Atlantic City Division, arrested …

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- An Atlantic County Grand Jury returned an 8-count indictment on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, against 59 year-old Brian Lee Avis for the sexual assaults of a 10 year-old Brigantine girl in 1996, and a 5 year-old girl in Galloway Township in 2003, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor …

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—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 …

MAYS LANDING- Brian Lee Avis has been detained at the Atlantic County Justice Facility following a detention hearing this morning, after he was charged in connection to the sexual assaults of two girls, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Avis was charged last week by Galloway Township Police for the sexual assault of a …

MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor City man faces new charges by Galloway Township Police for the sexual assault of a 5 year-old girl in 2003, after he was charged last week by the Brigantine Police Department and the New Jersey State Police with the sexual assault of a 10 year-old Brigantine girl in connection to …

MAYS LANDING— The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will move to detain an Egg Harbor City man who was arrested and charged last week with the sexual assault of a 10 year-old girl inside her Brigantine home 25 years ago, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Last week, the New Jersey State Police and Brigantine …