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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 …

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 …

  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 …

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 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 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- 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 …

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 …

PLEASANTVILLE- An investigation into the fatal shooting of a 41 year-old man on Saturday morning in Pleasantville is continuing by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On November 13, 2021, at approximately 9:19 a.m., the Pleasantville Police Department received a shot spotter alert and 911 call …

MAYS LANDING- Three separate narcotics investigations led by the Liberty Mid-Atlantic HIDTA Task Force and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, & Narcotics Unit, with assistance from multiple state, county and local law enforcement agencies has resulted in the indictments of 7 defendants by three Atlantic County Grand Juries, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary …