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MAYS LANDING-Effective Jan. 1, 2021, following an investigation into several complaints of alleged misconduct by Linwood Chief of Police John Hamilton the supervision of the Linwood Police Department will be under the statutory authority vested in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. “As such, I am compelled to exercise the authority over the day to day …

MAYS LANDING – A man and woman were indicted Thursday, December 10, 2020, in connection to the fatal June shooting of a 17 year-old male in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lewis Johnson Lewis Johnson, 31, of Newark, NJ, and Shaquana Lewis 35, of Pleasantville, were arrested in June and charged …

MAYS LANDING- The unsolved November 2001, homicide of Michelle Howard is not characterized as “COLD”. There is no such thing as a “Cold Case”, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. “It is my hope that we will be able to find the person(s) responsible for the death of Michelle Howard and give her …

MAYS LANDING – A Newark man has been charged in connection to a burglary of over $1.7 million from an armored vehicle outside Bally’s Casino on Nov. 5, 2020, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Dante J. McCluney has been charged with the following: •             Burglary •             Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition •             …

MAYS LANDING- An investigation is continuing into the fatal Saturday evening shooting in Egg Harbor Township of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Nov. 21, 2020, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department received multiple 911 calls around 7 p.m., reporting shots fired at 201 Cedar Avenue, EHT. Officers from …

MAYS LANDING- A Mays Landing man has been sentenced to New Jersey state prison after he was convicted on March 8, by an Atlantic County jury in connection to a September 2017, shooting that killed one man and wounded several others, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Matthew Gonzalez was sentenced on the following …

MAYS LANDING- A 39 year-old Philadelphia man has been arrested on murder and weapons charges in the May 1, 2020 fatal shooting of a Pleasantville man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Teddy Smith was arrested at a parole office in Philadelphia on Friday afternoon. This was a cooperative investigation between the ACPO Major …

MAYS LANDING- An ACPO Major Crimes Unit investigation into the shootings of 4 individuals Sunday morning in Atlantic City is continuing, one victim has died and another has life-threatening injuries, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Sunday, November 1, 2020, at approximately 3:43 a.m., Atlantic City Police responded to a ShotSpotter notification in …

ATLANTIC CITY- The ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT is on the scene of a shooting in Atlantic City where multiple individuals were shot, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 3:40 a.m., this morning Atlantic City Police Officers responded to Artic and Iowa Avenues for a report of a shooting. The ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT …

MAYS LANDING- A 31 year-old man has been sentenced to New Jersey state prison on weapons charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Jaime Cambrelen was sentenced to 16 years in New Jersey State Prison with 8 years of parole ineligibility by the Honorable Bernard E. Delury, Jr., P.J.Cr., on Oct. 26, 2020.  On …