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MAYS LANDING – Terri Bailey, of Atlantic City was sentenced  weapons charges on Friday before Judge Donna Taylor to 25 years in New Jersey state prison, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Judge Taylor found that a discretionary extended term was warranted under the law and imposed a sentence of 25 years with a 12 …

MAYS LANDING – Michael Garland was sentenced Friday, November 15, 2019, to an aggregate 14 years in New Jersey State Prison for the aggravated assault of a man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said. The Honorable Donna M. Taylor J.S.C., sentenced Garland, 46, to an aggregate term of 14 years in New Jersey State …

MAYS LANDING- John Psota, 34, pleaded guilty before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury on  Thursday, October 24, 2019, to two counts of second degree Sexual Assault by Sexual Contact, announced Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. Psota pleaded guilty to the charges that are connected to at least one incident in Ventnor City that occurred during …

MAYS LANDING- The daughter and granddaughter of two homicide victims has pleaded guilty for their murders, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Heather Barbera, 43, of Ventnor, pleaded guilty to the following charges: Amended count of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter in the death of her mother Michelle Gordon, 67 1st degree Murder of her …

MAYS LANDING- Miguel Vargas, 48, was convicted yesterday of 3 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and one count of Obstructing the Administration of Law following a 2 week-long trial, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The jury was unable to reach a verdict on related Sexual Assault counts. Vargas was arrested …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man, sentenced this morning in connection to the fatal shooting of another city man on March 12, 2018, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Howard Cassell, 30, was sentenced this morning before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury to 5 years in New Jersey state prison for second degree Manslaughter subject …

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 …

MAYS LANDING- Three Pleasantville men pleaded guilty to attempted murder charges on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, for their involvement in a rolling shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway in August 2016, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.                   “This further underscores the brazen violence that we …

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic City man was sentenced in the December 2016, shooting death of an Atlantic City woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Thursday morning, Judge Donna Taylor sentenced Joseph McCoy, 45, for the murder of Jacqueline Hoyle to a 50 year sentence in New Jersey State Prison pursuant to …

MAYS LANDING – A Camden man was sentenced today after he pleaded guilty last month to Aggravated Manslaughter in the 2017 death of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Johnny Morgan, 34, was sentenced before Judge Rauh to 15 years in New Jersey state prison under the No Early Release …