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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 45 year-old Pleasantville man has been sentenced on charges of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault and 2nd Degree Endangering by Sexual Conduct of a girl who he began assaulting when she was 8 years-old, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An investigation determined that the girl was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions …

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MAYS LANDING- A former Egg Harbor Township High School teacher’s aide and dive coach has pleaded guilty in connection to the Distribution of Child Abuse and Sexual Exploitation Images through the multimedia messaging service Snapchat, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On February 19, 2020, Mark Balesteri, 30, pleaded guilty before the Honorable Sarah …

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MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief of Atlantic County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields has served with the ACPO for over 30 years. Chief DeShields is a veteran law enforcement officer with over 37 years of law enforcement experience when he started his law enforcement career in 1982. “Chief DeShields is the consummate law enforcement professional.  With over 40 …

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MAYS LANDING – Two men were sentenced on Friday before Judge Waldman to New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty in November to aggravated assault for 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, were both sentenced to  5 …

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MAYS LANDING-Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Investigators Bruce DeShields said that he knew from a very early age that he was going to pursue a career in law enforcement. And now, he serves as the Chief of Atlantic County Investigators and is regarded by his agency as a seasoned leader and friend. Prior …

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MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief Assistant Prosecutor Danielle Buckley said it was an honor in September to attend the swearing in of Chief of County Investigators Bruce DeShields who made history as ACPO’s first African American Chief. “I have known Bruce for a very long time. Bruce is a committed and conscientious leader who has dedicated …

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MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief of Atlantic County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields has served with the ACPO for over 30 years. Chief DeShields is a veteran law enforcement officer with over 37 years of law enforcement experience after starting his law enforcement career in 1982. ACPO’s First Prosecutor of Pleas John White was appointed in 1837 …

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MAYS LANDING- A Pleasantville woman has been sentenced the fatal stabbing of an Atlantic City woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Rollie Ellis, 30, was sentenced today before Judge Bernard DeLury on an Aggravated Manslaughter charge. Ellis was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey state prison subject to the No Early Release Act. …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County grand jury has returned an indictment against a 28 year-old Atlantic City man for multiple charges in connection to the October 2018 fatal overdose of a 25 year-old woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Kevin Green, 28, was indicted today on the following counts: First-degree strict liability for …

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MAYS LANDING – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is continuing its investigation into the shooting death of an Atlantic City man who was found inside a vehicle on Friday, Atlantic County Prosecutor announced. “We urge everyone who may have been in the area to contact the Prosecutor’s office if they witnessed or …

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