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MAYS LANDING- On Thursday, an Atlantic City man pleaded guilty to weapons and narcotics charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Courtney Tiggett, 37, pleaded guilty to first-degree Maintaining a Narcotics Production Facility, second-degree Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes, second-degree Certain Person Not to Possess a Firearm and fourth degree Unlawful Possession …

MAYS LANDING- Three Pleasantville men pleaded guilty to attempted murder charges on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, for their involvement in a rolling shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway in August 2016, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.                   “This further underscores the brazen violence that we …

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 …