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ATLANTIC CITY- Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner, joined by local law enforcement partners will hold a press conference at 1:00 PM, to announce charges being filed in two COLD CASE HOMICIDES. One of these cold cases is a homicide that occurred in 1996, and remained unsolved for 23 years and the second unsolved cold …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO’s Chuck DeFebbo has been promoted to the rank of Captain of County Investigators and was sworn in on Friday, September 27, 2019. Capt. Defebbo’s law enforcement career spans 37 ½ years. Capt. DeFebbo began his career as a Patrolman at the Hammonton Police Department where he served for 5 years. In 1987, …

MAYS LANDING- Miguel Vargas, 48, was convicted yesterday of 3 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and one count of Obstructing the Administration of Law following a 2 week-long trial, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The jury was unable to reach a verdict on related Sexual Assault counts. Vargas was arrested …

MAYS LANDING- On Tuesday, an Atlantic County Grand Jury handed up an indictment against a 33 year-old Stratford man for Theft by Deception and Official Misconduct offenses, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On or about March 14, 2017, Michael Gibbons who served as Deputy Chief of the Atlantic County Superintendent of Elections committed …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man, sentenced this morning in connection to the fatal shooting of another city man on March 12, 2018, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Howard Cassell, 30, was sentenced this morning before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury to 5 years in New Jersey state prison for second degree Manslaughter subject …

MAYS LANDING- Three Pleasantville men who pleaded guilty last month to attempted murder charges for their involvement in a rolling shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway in August 2016 have been sentenced to New Jersey state prison (NJSP), Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This morning, before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury, Wilbert Demosthenes, 28, …

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 …