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MAYS LANDING- On July 27, 2021, Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck, First Assistant Attorney General, Principal Law Enforcement Advisor Jennifer Davenport and Director of Criminal Justice (DCJ) Lyndsay V. Ruotolo visited the ACPO Office and met with staff. Welcome to the ACPO, General Bruck!  On June 30, 2021, Governor Phil Murphy announced that Andrew Bruck …

MAYS LANDING- Effective today at 9:00 a.m., July 20, 2021, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner has submitted his resignation to Gov. Murphy and Interim NJ State Attorney General, Andrew Bruck. Tyner was appointed as the Atlantic County Prosecutor on March 15, 2017 by the Governor of New Jersey with the advice and consent of …

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- A Pleasantville man and an Egg Harbor Township man are charged with conspiring to distribute heroin following  an investigation that led to one of the largest narcotics seizures in Atlantic County’s history, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Ricardo Clavijo, 39, of Egg Harbor Township and Christopher Gonzalez, 37, of Pleasantville …

MAYS LANDING – A 70 year-old man is charged with murder in the 2020 fatal shooting of 32 year-old Marketa E. Thorpe of Atlantic City, following a neighborhood dispute, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Maximo Santiago, 70, is indicted on the following offenses: ·         First degree Murder ·         Second degree Possession of a …

MAYS LANDING- On July 6, 2021, Megan Moore was sworn in by Honorable Bernard Delury, Jr. P.J. Cr., as an ACPO Assistant Prosecutor, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Assistant Prosecutor Moore is a 2017 graduate of the Beasley School of Law at Temple University and she previously served as an Appellate Judicial Law …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will take time to remember and honor retired ACPO Det. Sgt. William ‘Mac’ McIntyre who served with the ACPO for more than two decades. Det. Sgt. McIntyre, 73, passed away on June 7, 2021. While serving as a detective in the Atlantic City Police Department Joseph McFadden who …

ATLANTIC CITY— An Atlantic City man is charged with 2 counts of Strict Liability Homicide and multiple narcotics offenses in connection to the drug related deaths of two men from the United Kingdom in March 2020, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tyrell Gist, 24, was taken into custody by the ACPO Gangs, Guns …

ATLANTIC CITY—On Saturday, May 2, 2021, detectives of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and detectives of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section arrested additional juveniles in connection to a robbery on the Atlantic City Boardwalk on April 1, 2021, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This investigation is continuing in order to …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has been indicted and is currently wanted by law enforcement on charges of the Strict Liability Drug Induced Death of Felipe Popocati Garcia Lopez, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On April 28, 2021, Ramon Rivera, 50, was indicted for the drug induced death of Lopez on September …

MAYS LANDING— On April 20, 2021, the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division unanimously affirmed the conviction and all evidentiary rulings made by Judge Bernard E. DeLury in the 2018 murder trial of Ferdinand ‘Freddy’ Augello, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The unanimous decision by Judges Gilson, Moynihan, and Gummer unanimously affirmed the …