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MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township woman has been sentenced on Aggravated Manslaughter charges in connection to a motor vehicle collision that killed a mother and her infant son in 2019, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Nancy Cavanaugh, 68, was sentenced on January 10, 2022, by Judge Bernard DeLury to 21 years in …

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- Each year, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office observes HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH and recognizes and honors the dedicated members of our staff and their Hispanic roots and history. This month, ACPO shared the stories of some of our staff members and their Hispanic ancestry. Meet ACPO’S first bilingual Victim Witness Advocate, Maria Sosa. During …

MAYS LANDING- A 40 year-old Margate man was found guilty Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, on child pornography charges by an Atlantic County jury, following 2-day trial before Judge Donna Taylor, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Robert Ferry was charged on April 19, 2019, following a year long investigation. The investigation involved a device originating …

MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor City man faces new charges by Galloway Township Police for the sexual assault of a 5 year-old girl in 2003, after he was charged last week by the Brigantine Police Department and the New Jersey State Police with the sexual assault of a 10 year-old Brigantine girl in connection to …

MAYS LANDING— The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will move to detain an Egg Harbor City man who was arrested and charged last week with the sexual assault of a 10 year-old girl inside her Brigantine home 25 years ago, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Last week, the New Jersey State Police and Brigantine …

MAYS LANDING— On Thursday, September 9, 2021, four graduates of Widener University Delaware Law School were sworn in as Assistant Prosecutors at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Paige Cramer, Alyssa Gilboy, Jessica Marie O’Hearn and Shelby Scheffler were sworn in as ACPO Assistant Prosecutors on Thursday morning by …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against a 40 year-old Philadelphia man for murder and weapons charges in the May 1, 2020, fatal shooting of a Pleasantville man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The indictment was delivered on Aug. 10, 2021, and includes the following charges: 1st …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty to the aggravated sexual assault of an 8 year-old boy, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Deandre Johnson, 24, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, before Judge Donna Taylor. During the plea hearing, Johnson admitted to performing a …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against two men who were charged for the fatal shooting in January 2020, of 24 year-old Arturo Barrera III, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Leonard B. Ludwigsen Jr., 26, of Egg Harbor Township is indicted on the following offenses in the killing …