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ABSECON POLICE INVOLVED SHOOTING INVESTIGATION – CRIMINAL CHARGES

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Mays Landing – On Thursday, June 23, 2022, Jalial Whitted, 37 of Absecon was charged with the following : Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, 2C:39-5(1), Possession of a Weapon by Certain Persons Not to Have Weapons, 2C:39-7B(1), and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, 2C:39-4A. The charges stem from an investigation into the …

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ABSECON- On Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 9:35 am, Police Officers from Absecon and Pleasantville Police Departments responded to the General Dollar Store in the 700 block of New Road, Absecon for a man armed with a gun inside the store. The suspect, Jalial Whitted, 37 of Absecon, NJ was located inside the store by …

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Pleasantville – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has responded to investigate a fatal shooting of a woman in Pleasantville this morning, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On May 23, 2022, at approximately midnight, Pleasantville Police received an emergency call for assistance and responded to the 1000 block of Iowa Avenue, …

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MAYS LANDING—The murder trial of Brian Wakefield for the 2001 killings of Shirley and Richard Hazard of Pleasantville was the final trial in New Jersey where a defendant was sentenced to death. In 2003, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill successfully prosecuted this trial and also forged a longtime friendship with the family members of …

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MAYS LANDING- A 37 year-old Atlantic City woman was sentenced today on a charge of Aggravated Manslaughter in connection to the fatal stabbing of Kenneth Fenwick Jr. on Nov. 1, 2018, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Khaleeia Bass, 37, of Atlantic City, was sentenced to 15 years in New Jersey state prison on …

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  MAYS LANDING – A Pleasantville man has been sentenced to New Jersey state prison for Aggravated Manslaughter in connection to the killing of a woman in Atlantic City in April 2018, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Thursday, February 10, 2022, Mark Huff, 58, was sentenced by Judge Ridgway to 25 years …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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