EHT MAN SENTENCED IN STRICT LIABILITY DRUG INDUCED DEATH IN CONNECTION TO MAN’S 2016 FATAL OVERDOSE


MAYS LANDING –An Egg Harbor Township man has been sentenced to New Jersey state prison in connection to the first degree Strict Liability Drug Induced Death of an Egg Harbor Township man in 2016, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

Jamal Campos

Jamal Campos, 25, was sentenced Friday to the following:

10 years in NJ state prison and must serve 85% with no parole for the charge of first degree Strict Liability Homicide Drug Induced Death and must serve concurrent to 20 years (8 years no parole) on the first degree Leader of a Narcotics Trafficking Network charge. The aggregate sentence is 20 years, 8.5 years without parole eligibility.

Campos was arrested at the Bayview Inn & Suites on Albany Avenue in Atlantic City during the execution of a search warrant in August 2017.

Investigators were led to Campos following an investigation into the overdose death of Adam O’Gara on April 22, 2016 in Egg Harbor Township. That investigation led to charges of third-degree possession of heroin, third-degree distribution of heroin, and first-degree Strict Liability Homicide for the Drug Induced Death of Adam O’Gara

Early on the morning of August 15, 2017, Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office detectives along with law enforcement officers from multiple agencies searched 80 rooms at the Bayview Inn & Suites that was heavily damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Cash, narcotics and air soft guns were recovered during the execution of a search warrant.

The investigation was a cooperative effort between the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Atlantic County SWAT, Atlantic City Police Department and SWAT, Atlantic County Sherriff’s Office, Egg Harbor Township Police Department, Hamilton Township Police Department, Galloway Township Police Department, Stockton University Police Department, Cape May County SWAT, New Jersey State Police-Atlantic City Expressway, Atlantic City Department of Licensing & Inspections, South Jersey Turnpike Authority, Atlantic County Office of Emergency Management, Atlantic City Board of Education, the Salvation Army, Animal Control of South
Jersey-Egg Harbor Township, AtlantiCare and Exceptional EMS.

Assistant Prosecutor Rick McKelvey represents the state in the matter.

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Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.

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