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MAYS LANDING- Two men have been arrested and charged with felony murder, robbery and weapons offenses in the fatal January 2020, shooting of 24 year-old Arturo Barrera III, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “I want to commend the detectives of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, along with our local, state, and federal partners, …

ATLANTIC CITY- A cooperative investigation is underway by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department after a man was found unconscious on a city sidewalk on March 5, 2021, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At approximately 4:01 p.m., on March 5, 2021, the Atlantic City Police Department received a …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is actively investigating a double shooting that occurred on Monday, March 1, 2021, when an Atlantic City man was fatally shot and another city man suffered a gunshot wound, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Monday, Atlantic City Police received 911 calls for …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against a  23 year-old Atlantic City man for the August 2020, fatal shooting of Wayne Brown, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Keshawn T. Faulkner, of Atlantic City, is indicted on the following charges for the murder of 25 year-old Wayne Brown: …

ATLANTIC CITY— In observance of Black History Month, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner is recognizing a RANDOM ACT OF COPNESS by a group of Atlantic City Police Officer who partnered during the holiday season with the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives to give back to the community they serve. “The relationship between …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief of Atlantic County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields has served as a veteran law enforcement officer with now over 39 years of experience since he started his law enforcement career in 1982. “As Chief DeShields celebrates his 39th anniversary, his career has spanned twice as long as many of those in law …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Friday night on February 5, 2021, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On February 5, 2021, at approximately 9:27 p.m., the Atlantic City Police Department was notified of a shooting on the 1300 block of Pacific Avenue.  Atlantic …

MAYS LANDING– A Galloway Township and a Pleasantville man have been indicted on charges of first degree Strict Liability for a Drug Related Death and other charges in connection to the 2018 fatal overdose of 59 year-old Anthony Tamburelli, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On January 20, 2021, an Atlantic County Grand Jury …

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 …