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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against a 40 year-old Philadelphia man for murder and weapons charges in the May 1, 2020, fatal shooting of a Pleasantville man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The indictment was delivered on Aug. 10, 2021, and includes the following charges: 1st …

MAYS LANDING- On Aug. 4, 2021, an Atlantic County Grand Jury handed up an indictment against an Absecon man in connection to a home invasion robbery that occurred on September 15, 2020, in the Minotola section of Buena Borough, Acting Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Michael Hayes, 44, of Absecon, was indicted on the following charges: • Attempted Murder (1st degree) • Conspiracy to …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty to the aggravated sexual assault of an 8 year-old boy, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Deandre Johnson, 24, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, before Judge Donna Taylor. During the plea hearing, Johnson admitted to performing a …

MAYS LANDING- On Thursday, an Atlantic County Grand Jury handed up a 67-count indictment against two Atlantic City men for Gang Criminality, weapons offenses, attempted murder and narcotics charges, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. This cooperative, long-term investigation was in relation to multiple interconnected shootings and gun crimes that occurred in Atlantic City …

MAYS LANDING- The ACPO Intern Program is a ten week summer program that allows both college and law students the opportunity to experience what it is like to be an Assistant Atlantic County Prosecutor. Interns get to enhance their skills through legal writing, observing court, appearing on the record in certain circumstances and participating in …

ATLANTIC COUNTY — An Atlantic County Grand Jury handed down an indictment on July 27, 2021, against an Atlantic City man for 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, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill …

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 …