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MAYS LANDING—Erika Halayko has been promoted as the newest Chief Assistant Prosecutor at Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. “I am proud to announce the well-deserved promotion of Erika Halayko to Chief Assistant Prosecutor at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. I have watched, for over a decade, as Chief Assistant …

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, …

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 …

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 …

MAYS LANDING— Distracted Driving Awareness Month is a very important time of year for the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit and Atlantic County Assistant Prosecutor Kathleen Robinson. From 2018-2022, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Investigations Unit has investigated 156 motor vehicle crashes that resulted in a total of 166 fatalities. According to …

MAYS LANDING-Atlantic County Assistant Prosecutor Megan A. Moore, says that there has been no time more meaningful than now to be a diverse female attorney. Assistant Prosecutor Moore said she is emotionally moved, following the recent nomination of the first Black female to the U.S. Supreme Court. She said that more law students, young women …

MAYS LANDING- Did you know that the legal staff of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is served by 38 Assistant Prosecutors and 25 of those APs are women? These female Assistant Prosecutors serve in various units at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. In observance of Women’s History Month, you will be introduced to some of …

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 …

MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Chief Assistant Prosecutor John Flammer has been handling human trafficking cases in Atlantic County since 2015. He was assigned in 2020, as Atlantic County’s Liaison to the New Jersey Human Trafficking Task Force of the Office of the Attorney General’s Office. The goals of the state’s Human Trafficking Task …

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 …