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MAYS LANDING – December is National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month and Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill is reminding the public to never drive impaired during this month or any other month of the year. To date, from 2020 over 2021, Atlantic County has seen an increase in the number of motor vehicle …

MAYS LANDING— An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against a Galloway Township woman for multiple counts of animal cruelty after she left 5 dogs unattended in the woods for days, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Jodi Wozniak, 45, has been indicted on five counts of 4th degree Cruelty to Animals, …

MAYS LANDING- A Philadelphia man, sentenced Tuesday, must serve nearly 80 years in New Jersey state prison before he is eligible for parole for the January 2019, fatal shooting of a 21 year-old man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, Judge W. Todd Miller, J.S.C., sentenced defendant Avery Bracey …

MAYS LANDING— Following a joint investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and Egg Harbor Township Police Department, five individuals were arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at a home in Egg Harbor Township after members of the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and SWAT successfully executed a …

ATLANTIC CITY- Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, officers of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Community Relations Unit and Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO) paid it forward with 300 RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS, as they distributed 300 turkeys to city residents who attended a turkey giveaway on Thursday, Nov. 18. Atlantic City residents lined up …

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 …

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP— November 20, 2021, marks 15 years since the discovery of the bodies of four women dumped in a drainage ditch in West Atlantic City. Today, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill reminded the public that the investigation remains active by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and their law enforcement partners. “I would …

MAYS LANDING-A 45 year-old man, charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Mark Wright on Oct. 10, 2021, has been taken into custody by law enforcement, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Umar Abdullah was taken into custody this morning, Nov. 15, 2021, in Egg Harbor City by members of the U.S. Marshall’s …

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 …

PLEASANTVILLE- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has responded to investigate a fatal shooting of a man in Pleasantville this morning, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The shooting occurred at 914 Atlantic Avenue, Pleasantville, around 9 a.m. this morning. The male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. This is an …