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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

MAYS LANDING-Philip Eldred pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection to the drug induced death of a Margate woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Eldred, 30, Egg Harbor Township pleaded guilty to the following charges: 1 count of first degree Strict Liability Drug Induced death of Caroline Boothby on August 2, 2017 First degree Operating …

MAYS LANDING – A 38 year-old man was sentenced for drug trafficking and multiple drug-related charges on Friday, July 6, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Frank Gulli was sentenced to an aggregate sentence of 18 years in New Jersey State Prison with 9 years parole ineligibility on the following charges: First degree Leader …

Ron Johnson, CEO Shore Medical Center 100 Medical Center Way Somers Point, NJ 08244   Re:       Narcan Initiative   Dear Ron:   On behalf of the residents of Atlantic County, I want to thank you and the Board of Trustees for partnering with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office in an effort to save lives, specifically …

MAYS LANDING- The Strict Liability for Drug Induced Death statute was enacted in 1987. Over 28 years, from 1988 to 2016, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office brought 16 charges under the Strict Liability for Drug Induced Death statute and saw 10 convictions. Since August 2017, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has charged 13 individuals with …

MAYS LANDING – An Egg Harbor City man was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to multiple drug charges, including, first degree Leader of a Narcotics Trafficking Network, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Kenneth Burrell, 40, was sentenced before Judge Bernard DeLury to 24 years in a New Jersey state prison and must serve …