CHIEF OF ATLANTIC COUNTY INVESTIGATORS BRUCE K. DESHIELDS MARKS 1 YEAR OF SERVICE AS ACPO CHIEF

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Statement From the Atlantic County Prosecutor

On behalf of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, I would like to welcome you to our webpage. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office provides professional leadership and guidance through the coordination of law enforcement resources to safeguard and protect the citizenry by detection, arrest, prosecution and conviction of criminal offenders. We recognize that you, the public, are our greatest partner in prosecuting criminal activity and solving inactive cases. Accordingly, this site is intended to provide you with vital information concerning public safety, such as helpful links to other law enforcement agencies and our partners in crime prevention, press releases regarding the status of various criminal investigations, pictures of our community engagement, and an opportunity to interact with our office in an effort to make Atlantic County safer and healthier for its citizens, and visitors, alike. The overwhelming amount of men and women who work in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office also live in Atlantic County. We are your neighbors, parishioners, athletic coaches, and volunteers. As such, we have a vested interest in making our community safe for everyone. Please join me, and the members of our office, in preventing crime before it occurs and obtaining justice for victims of crime, when it does occur. As always, “if you see something, say something.” Thank you for the opportunity to serve you. Sincerely,

DAMON G. TYNER Atlantic County Prosecutor

 

MAYS LANDING- A Pleasantville woman who was determined to be under the influence of marijuana and who was also speeding has been charged in connection to a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in December 2018, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “We cannot emphasize enough the importance of refraining from driving while under …

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MAYS LANDING – A man and woman have been arrested and charged Tuesday morning in connection to the fatal shooting on Monday of a 17 year-old male, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lewis Johnson, 31, of Newark, NJ, and Shaquana Lewis 35, of Pleasantville, are charged with the fatal shooting of a 17 …

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ATLANTIC CITY- A homicide investigation is underway in Atlantic City in connection to a shooting victim who was located deceased, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This afternoon, the ACPO Major Crimes Unit responded to 2009 Blaine Avenue for a homicide investigation of a 17 year-old male shooting victim. This is a cooperative active …

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ATLANTIC CITY- The following statement is from Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner, regarding incidents in Atlantic City this past weekend. “As a native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, I experienced a range of emotions this past weekend as I witnessed the peaceful protest to George Floyd’s murder, and then the chaotic, opportunistic looting carried …

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MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office staff are equipped with custom ACPO masks to keep them protected as they continue to serve the communities in Atlantic County, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. During this time the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is operational, however we please ask that you call before coming to the …

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MAYS LANDING – After petitioning the New Jersey Supreme Court, ACPO Assistant Prosecutor Melinda Harrigan was granted a reversal and the reinstatement of a conviction in the matter of the STATE vs. Qushawn Jones, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. In 2013, Quashawn K. Jones was indicted on a ten count indictment, which included …

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MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner and the ACPO staff are showing their support for colleague and County Investigator & Army Reserves Sgt. Hannah Piatt who is mobilized for the COVID-19 response. Investigator Piatt serves in the 327th MEDICAL DETACHMENT Combat Operational Stress Control Unit (COSC), out of Ft. Dix. Her unit’s mission …

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PLEASANTVILLE- A 25 year-old Pleasantville man who was shot Friday evening died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An autopsy was completed today for shooting victim Nathan Adcock and his death is ruled a homicide. Police received a 911 call at 6:21 p.m., reporting a shooting in …

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PLEASANTVILLE- An investigation is underway after a 25 year-old man was fatally shot in Pleasantville this evening, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Police received a 911 call at 6:21 p.m., reporting a shooting in the area of 129 N. First Street. Shotspotter was also alerted. A male shooting victim was located in the …

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ATLANTIC CITY- While serving our community earlier this month, in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, police officers from Brigantine Police Department assisted a stranded seal to safety from the street. On Tuesday, right over the bridge in Atlantic City, to end the month of April, police officers and firefighters also went beyond the call …

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