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MAYS LANDING –A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Wednesday in connection to 2017 charges of child luring and endangering, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Dean Leon, 51, pleaded guilty to child luring and endangering charges and must serve 10 years in New Jersey state prison subject to the No Early Release Act (NERA), …

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- The daughter and granddaughter of two homicide victims has pleaded guilty for their murders, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Heather Barbera, 43, of Ventnor, pleaded guilty to the following charges: Amended count of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter in the death of her mother Michelle Gordon, 67 1st degree Murder of her …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against a Pleasantville man who is charged in the fatal shooting of a teenager on July 25, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Nahquil Lovest, 18, is indicted on the following charges: Aggravated Manslaughter, second degree unlawful Possession of a Weapon, second …

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- Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner and the ACPO staff would like to welcome Assistant Prosecutor Laura C. Heisman to the Office! Assistant Prosecutor Heisman was sworn in on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, by Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury. Assistant Prosecutor Heisman served from 2006-2017 as an Assistant Prosecutor at the Camden County Prosecutor’s …

MAYS LANDING—An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against a Hammonton man for theft, fraudulent tax filings and money laundering, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Pat L. Christopher, age 67, was indicted by the Grand jury on August 28, 2019 for four counts of first degree Money Laundering and two counts …

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- A 16 year-old Atlantic City male was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, and charged with murder and weapons offenses in connection to the fatal shooting of a 16 year-old male on June 15, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “This arrest is the product of the hard work and continuing investigation …