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GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP— March is WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is recognizing Galloway Township Police Chief Donna Higbee, who is Atlantic County’s first female Police Chief. Chief Higbee has said it’s always been important to serve in law enforcement and give back to the community in her hometown of Galloway Township. “Chief …

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 – Two men pleaded guilty on Thursday to aggravated assault after 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, both pleaded guilty to second degree aggravated assault in exchange for five years New Jersey State …

MAYS LANDING – A 31 year-old Atlantic City man was arrested and charged Monday evening in the fatal shooting of 36 year-old Bernard Murphy, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Monday, October 21, 2019 at approximately 12:45 pm, Roberto Rios was arrested without incident at a residence in Mays Landing. Members of the …

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 – On Friday, July 12, 2019, a 24 year-old Bridgeton man was arrested and charged in the 2018 death of 25 year-old Daryl Bowen, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Irving Muse, 24, of Bridgeton, was arrested by Township of Hamilton Police for the 2018 vehicular homicide of Bowen. On December 20, …

MAYS LANDING – A Marshallville man has been charged with Attempted Murder and other offenses in connection to striking and running over a victim on Sunday, May 26, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On May 26, 2019 at approximately 2:25pm, officers from the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to the area …

MAYS LANDING – On Friday, April 26, 2019, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Township of Hamilton Police Department charged Timothy P. Wright, 39, of Chambersburg, PA, with Murder in relation to the 2014 strangulation death of 25 year-old Joyce Vanderhoff, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Wright was subsequently arrested …

MAYS LANDING –An Atlantic County jury has convicted Dennis Munoz of the murder in the fatal shooting of Michael Black, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Munoz, 40, was found guilty of the following charges: First degree Murder Second degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun Second degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful …

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, …