MAYS LANDING- A 31 year-old man has been sentenced to New Jersey state prison on weapons charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
Jaime Cambrelen was sentenced to 16 years in New Jersey State Prison with 8 years of parole ineligibility by the Honorable Bernard E. Delury, Jr., P.J.Cr., on Oct. 26, 2020. On Aug. 20, 2020, Cambrelen pleaded guilty to the charge of first-degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun.
On Oct. 17, 2019, Atlantic City Police officers conducted a stop of a vehicle in which Cambrelen was a passenger. Cambrelen ran from the police with an illegal handgun. Members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit later retrieved the handgun and apprehended Cambrelen.
The state is represented by Assistant Prosecutor Allison L. Eiselen. The investigation was a joint effort between the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department.
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.