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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 …

MAYS LANDING- A Pleasantville woman has pleaded guilty in connection to the fatal stabbing of an Atlantic City woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Rollie Ellis, 30, pleaded guilty this morning to first degree aggravated manslaughter N.J.S. 2C:11-4(a)- 20 NERA (for the death of Jennifer Rodriguez) and second degree aggravated assault N.J.S. 2C:12-1(b)(1) – 7 NERA …

MAYS LANDING- An Absecon man who was indicted in October 2018, on child pornography charges has pleaded guilty to multiple charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Edward Bonek, 50, pleaded guilty this morning to Endangering the Welfare of a Child by Distributing Child Pornography and Possession of an Assault Firearm. Bonek has also …

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 …