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MAYS LANDING – After a three day trial a 43 year-old Atlantic City man was convicted by an Atlantic County jury on a first degree weapons charge, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Terri Bailey was convicted on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 of first degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun by a Certain Person …

MAYS LANDING – Following a five month-long joint investigation an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of a 21 year-old Pleasantville man in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An Atlantic City man was arrested Friday for murder in connection to a homicide which occurred on January 1, 2019. Jamie …

MAYS LANDING- Marisa G. McGarvey has been an Assistant Prosecutor with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office since 2012, when she started her career assigned to the grand jury and domestic violence units, before being appointed to the trial unit in 2014. In both the domestic violence and trial units, AP McGarvey argued numerous motions, and …

MAYS LANDING– Nicholas A. Abbati was convicted by an Atlantic County jury on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 for the murder of Jahlil Hunter, the attempted murder of Ebony Harris and for third degree Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at 9:23 p.m., …

MAYS LANDING- Two men who were convicted in January of felony murder for the 2015, killing of a Mays Landing man were sentenced on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Maurice Burgess and Sterling Spence were each sentenced as follows: Felony Murder:  50 years in New Jersey state prison, subject …

MAYS LANDING- Assistant Prosecutor Melinda Harrigan has served at the ACPO for 3 years and currently serves in the Appeals Unit, responding on behalf of the State to municipal court appeals to the Superior Court; Direct Appeals to the Appellate Division and th…e NJ Supreme Court; along with petitions for post-conviction relief and appeals for …

MAYS LANDING– An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty to multiple charges for the sexual assault of juvenile male victims, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Friday, March 8, 2019, Santos Blanco, 43, pleaded guilty to 2 counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault for the sexual assault of two male juveniles. In exchange for …

MAYS LANDING- Henry Lovest was sentenced on Friday for promoting prostitution , Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lovest, 42, was sentenced to 7 years in New Jersey state prison and must serve 5 years before he is for eligible for parole. Lovest pleaded guilty to 3rd degree Promoting Prostitution and 2nd degree Certain …

MAYS LANDING – A Camden man has pleaded guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter in the 2017 death of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Johnny Morgan, 34, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter and the aggregate sentence is 15 years in New Jersey state prison under the No Early Release …

MAYS LANDING- In 2009, Chief Assistant Prosecutor Danielle S. Buckley became the first prosecutor to charge Human Trafficking in Atlantic County, and in 2015, secured the first conviction for Human Trafficking in Atlantic County. In the latter case, Buckley successfully prosecuted a trafficker who was sexually exploiting 7 different women. In 2015, Buckley handled the …