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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 …

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MAYS LANDING— Two men were sentenced to New Jersey state prison on Friday, August 2, 2019, co-defendants Ameer Stephens and Diaab Siddiq (aka “Marshall Davis) were sentenced on charges in connection with a county-wide drug distribution network, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Judge Patricia Wild sentenced Ameer Stephens, 38, Mays Landing, to 24 …

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MAYS LANDING – On Friday, July 12, 2019, a 24 year-old Bridgeton man was arrested and charged in the 2018 death of 25 year-old Daryl Bowen, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Irving Muse, 24, of Bridgeton, was arrested by Township of Hamilton Police for the 2018 vehicular homicide of Bowen. On December 20, …

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“The decedent in last night’s homicide was a suspect in the shooting that occurred on the night of June 27, 2019 in Atlantic City, where two bystanders received non-life threatening wounds. Also, he had been previously wounded by gunfire. The stark reality is that in most of our recent homicide cases, local law enforcement is …

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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 …

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MAYS LANDING- The New Jersey State Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year Award is presented to a young lawyer whose combined personal and professional achievements over the past year merit special recognition, and who has additionally made significant community and public service contributions; has actively participated in the organized bar; and has stood out …

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MAYS LANDING- On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner was named “Prosecutor of the Year”, by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) Region One, comprised of the New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts chapters. “I am honored and humbled to be named “Prosecutor of the …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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