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MAYS LANDING- Henry Lovest was sentenced on Friday for promoting prostitution , Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lovest, 42, was sentenced to 7 years in New Jersey state prison and must serve 5 years before he is for eligible for parole. Lovest pleaded guilty to 3rd degree Promoting Prostitution and 2nd degree Certain …

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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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MAYS LANDING- Following a two month long investigation between the Township of Hamilton Police Department and the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force, El Joshua, 36, has been charged in connection to human trafficking, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Joshua, of Pearce Road in Mays Landing, was arrested without incident on February 21, 2019, …

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MAYS LANDING – Henry Lovest pleaded guilty on Tuesday to promoting prostitution and a weapons charge, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lovest, 42, pleaded guilty to 3rd degree Promoting Prostitution  and 2nd degree Certain Person not to Possess a Firearm. Lovest faces a 7 year sentence in a New Jersey state prison and must …

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MAYS LANDING- A Philadelphia man has been charged with Promoting the Prostitution of a Minor, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force arrested Preston C. Bell, 26, in Northfield for Promoting the Prostitution of a Minor. Bell was charged with Promoting the Prostitution of a …

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MAYS LANDING- A grand jury returned an indictment on May 23, against a Pleasantville man for promoting prostitution and weapons charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Henry Lovest, 42, is indicted on the following counts: 3rd degree Promoting Prostitution 3rd degree Receiving Stolen Property (Firearm) 1st degree Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 2nd …

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MAYS LANDING– On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Kal Mitchell, 31, of Somers Point pleaded guilty before the Honorable Patricia Wild to Second Degree Conspiracy to Promote Prostitution of a Minor for his role in a scheme involving juvenile prostitution in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Mitchell admitted that on various dates …

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MAYS LANDING— An Atlantic City man has been indicted for human trafficking and promoting prostitution, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On December 19, 2017, an Atlantic County Grand Jury returned a 4-count Indictment against Tahir Gregory, 38, of Atlantic City, for the Human Trafficking of two females. One of the females was forced …

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MAYS LANDING— A Quincy, Massachusetts man was sentenced on Dec. 7, 2017, to 10 years in New Jersey state prison for human trafficking, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Galen Spriggs, 39, was sentenced to 10 years for the Human Trafficking of an adult female. Spriggs pled guilty on November 15, 2017, to a …

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MAYS LANDING – A Bridgeton man pleaded guilty today to human trafficking for sex with an adult victim, First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Marcus E. Tukes, 47, of Industrial Boulevard, Bridgeton, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second degree Human Trafficking. Tukes acknowledged that he provided lodging to one of the victims with the knowledge and …

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