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MAYS LANDING-Three new county detectives were sworn in at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday by Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill. “Yesterday, I was grateful to conduct the swearing-in of three new ACPO detectives. This newest addition to our investigatory team will allow ACPO to continue the essential work that we do each …

MAYS LANDING—A Northfield man has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident after an investigation revealed he struck and killed a pedestrian early Saturday morning in Absecon, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. A cooperative investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit and the Absecon Police Department revealed …

MAYS LANDING- A Pleasantville man was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in New Jersey state prison for the fatal July 2019, shooting of Naimah Bell, 15, also of Pleasantville, First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Nahquil Lovest, 20, was sentenced on an amended charge of Aggravated Manslaughter with a sentence of 10 years in …

MAYS LANDING- A Trenton woman has been arrested and charged in connection to a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in June 2020, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Dec. 15, 2021, detectives of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force assisted in the arrest of Taquaysha Bell, 29, at her residence …

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 has returned an indictment against a Galloway Township woman for multiple counts of animal cruelty after she left 5 dogs unattended in the woods for days, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Jodi Wozniak, 45, has been indicted on five counts of 4th degree Cruelty to Animals, …

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 …

ATLANTIC CITY- Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, officers of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Community Relations Unit and Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO) paid it forward with 300 RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS, as they distributed 300 turkeys to city residents who attended a turkey giveaway on Thursday, Nov. 18. Atlantic City residents lined up …

PLEASANTVILLE-The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is seeking assistance in identifying a witness to the homicide of a man in Pleasantville on the morning of Nov. 13, 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The individual in this video and still-image is being sought as a witness to the homicide of Ivan …

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 …