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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 – 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- A fugitive of Atlantic City who was indicted in March for drugs and weapons charges has been apprehended, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Courtney Tiggett, 35, was apprehended without incident on October 4, 2018, in Fall River, Massachusetts. He was arrested through the efforts by Massachusetts State Police Fugitive Unit, Fall …

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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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MAYS LANDING- A 23 year-old Atlantic City man pleaded guilty Monday to charges of maintaining a drug production facility, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Ahmaad Williams pleaded guilty to first-degree Maintaining a Production Facility. The plea calls for a sentence of 10 years New Jersey State Prison and he must serve 2.5 years …

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MAYS LANDING- A 27 year-old man is charged 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 is charged with two counts of first-degree Strict Liability Homicide for the Drug-Induced Deaths of Tuan Tran, 31, causing his …

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