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MAYS LANDING – A Pleasantville woman was convicted of theft charges this afternoon during the first jury trial to begin in New Jersey since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. A jury returned a guilty verdict against Tianna D. Williams, 23, on counts of Uttering Falsely Made Documents and …

MAYS LANDING – A 39 year-old Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty in the 2019, bludgeoning death of his younger brother that occurred at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. John A. Villante pleaded guilty today in an open plea to first-degree Aggravated Manslaughter. Sentencing is scheduled for …

MAYS LANDING— A 41 year-old Atlantic City man has been sentenced on narcotics possession charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tahir Gregory, 41, was sentenced on July 21, 2020, to New Jersey state prison for a sentence of 15 years with a 7 ½ year period of parole ineligibility. “This defendant persistently threatened …

MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township man has been convicted by an Atlantic County jury in the fatal February 2018, shooting of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Troy Demby, 37, was convicted by an Atlantic County Jury on March 19, 2020, on the following counts in the shooting death …

MAYS LANDING- A Mays Landing man has been convicted on 8 counts by an Atlantic County jury in connection to a September 2017, shooting that killed one man and wounded several others, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Matthew Gonzalez, 29, of Mays Landing was convicted by a jury March 13, 2020, on the …

MAYS LANDING- A 45 year-old Pleasantville man has been sentenced on charges of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault and 2nd Degree Endangering by Sexual Conduct of a girl who he began assaulting when she was 8 years-old, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An investigation determined that the girl was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions …

MAYS LANDING- A former Egg Harbor Township High School teacher’s aide and dive coach has pleaded guilty in connection to the Distribution of Child Abuse and Sexual Exploitation Images through the multimedia messaging service Snapchat, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On February 19, 2020, Mark Balesteri, 30, pleaded guilty before the Honorable Sarah …

MAYS LANDING – Two men were sentenced on Friday before Judge Waldman to New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty in November to aggravated assault for setting a man on fire in March, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Brandon Perez, 23, of Hammonton and David Sult, 24, of Mays Landing, were both sentenced to  5 …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty in connection to the Aug. 9, 2018, fatal shooting of a 17 year-old male, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Jan. 31, 2020, Rahsaad Norwood, 22, pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter before the Honorable Bernard Delury, Jr. P.J. Cr., for fatally shooting a 17 …

MAYS LANDING- A Bridgeton man pleaded guilty Monday to second degree bias crime of a 6 year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Kyle Powell, 31, pleaded guilty before the Honorable Jeffrey Waldman, J.S.C., to second degree Bias Crime. On June 28, 2018, Powell went on the social media website, Meetme.com and posted …