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MAYS LANDING- Chief Assistant Prosecutor Rick McKelvey has served with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office since 2011 and he is no stranger to to working with and supporting the victims of violent crimes. On Wednesday afternoon, During the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crime Victims’ Rights Week Commemoration, Chief Assistant Prosecutor McKelvey and the ACPO staff, …

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MAYS LANDING- A Galloway Township man was sentenced Tuesday on first degree Strict Liability for a Drug Related Death and narcotics charges in connection to the 2018 fatal overdose of 59 year-old Anthony Tamburelli, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Whitted was sentenced before Judge Bernard DeLury in accordance with the terms of the …

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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- Following a six day trial, a New York man was convicted by an Atlantic County jury for the sexual assault of a hotel housekeeper in 2018, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On March 31, 2022, before Judge Pamela D’Arcy, Jamel Carlton, 36, was found guilty on the following counts: Count 1 …

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  MAYS LANDING-Following a month-long investigation by the ACPO Gangs, Guns & Narcotics Unit a Galloway Township man was arrested and charged on Thursday with multiple narcotics offenses, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On March 3, 2022, a search warrant was executed at 318 Xanthus Avenue in Galloway Township and two search warrants were also executed upon …

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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 Hamilton Township man has been sentenced to New Jersey state prison in the death of his 4 month-old son, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Jose Rojas was sentenced on a charge of Manslaughter to 10 years NJ state prison subject to the No Early Release Act. Rojas is also subject …

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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- The ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Somers Point Police Department are cooperatively investigating the fatal shooting of a man Thursday evening, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. ACPO Major Crimes investigators responded to the Somers Point Village Thursday evening for a report of a male gunshot victim. Somers Point Police Department …

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MAYS LANDING- During 4 decades of law enforcement service, ACPO Chief of County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields has earned the respect of law enforcement partners across New Jersey and he has forged many friendships. One of those friendships includes a 40-year bond with ACPO Capt. Chuck DeFebbo. ACPO Chief of Atlantic County Investigators Bruce K. …

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