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MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Assistant Prosecutor Erika Halayko has been named as a recipient of 40 Under 40 awarded by The AC Weekly/Junior Chamber of Commerce. “On behalf of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, we would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to our colleague Erika Halayko for being selected as a recipient of 40 …

MAYS LANDING- A 45 year-old Pleasantville man has been sentenced on charges of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault and 2nd Degree Endangering by Sexual Conduct of a girl who he began assaulting when she was 8 years-old, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An investigation determined that the girl was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions …

MAYS LANDING – Two men were sentenced on Friday before Judge Waldman to New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty in November to aggravated assault for setting a man on fire in March, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Brandon Perez, 23, of Hammonton and David Sult, 24, of Mays Landing, were both sentenced to  5 …

MAYS LANDING – A 31 year-old Atlantic City man has been indicted for murder and other charges in connection to the fatal shooting of a 10 year-old boy, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tuesday, an Atlantic County grand jury returned an indictment against Alvin Wyatt for the following charges in the death of …

MAYS LANDING-Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner is proud to announce that ACPO Chief Assistant Prosecutor Danielle Buckley has been chosen as an Advocacy Champion for 2020 by the NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking. Chief Assistant Prosecutor Danielle S. Buckley is currently assigned to the Grand Jury Unit. Buckley has served as ACPO’s Human Trafficking Liaison to the …

MAYS LANDING- The daughter and granddaughter of two homicide victims has been sentenced for the July 8, 2019, killings, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This afternoon, Heather Barbera, 43, of Ventnor City was sentenced before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury to New Jersey state prison with an aggregate sentence of 42 years with 40 years …

ATLANTIC CITY- The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey selected ACPO Chief Assistant Prosecutor Seth Levy for  the 2018 award of OUTSTANDING ADVOCACY IN A SINGLE CASE for his efforts in the conviction of the defendants in STATE v. AUGELLO, ET ALS., otherwise known as “The Kauffman Case”. Chief Assistant Prosecutor Levy received the award …

MAYS LANDING- Today, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office bids farewell to two Senior Assistant Prosecutors with a combined 55 years of service to ACPO. Senior Assistant Prosecutor Grace Dovell-Welch who is also a U.S. Navy Veteran has served as a prosecutor at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office since January 1990, and currently serves in the …

MAYS LANDING- John Psota, 34, pleaded guilty before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury on  Thursday, October 24, 2019, to two counts of second degree Sexual Assault by Sexual Contact, announced Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. Psota pleaded guilty to the charges that are connected to at least one incident in Ventnor City that occurred during …

MAYS LANDING – Three men have been charged in two separate unsolved homicides, dating back to 1996 and 2010, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On July 06, 2010, at approximately 12:05 a.m., Atlantic City Police Communications received a 911 call from a caller who stated they had heard numerous gunshots in the area of …