2 OCEAN COUNTY MEN CHARGED WITH STRICT LIABILITY HOMICIDE IN DRUG INDUCED DEATH OF GALLOWAY WOMAN

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VENTNOR CITY WOMAN SENTENCED IN THE JULY 2018 MURDER OF HER MOTHER & GRANDMOTHER

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ACPO THANKS LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ON NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION DAY

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ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT INVESTIGATING FATAL SHOOTING IN EHT

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ABSECON MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, WEAPONS CHARGES

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GALLOWAY MAN SENTENCED IN THE 2015 FATAL BEATING OF HIS FATHER

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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- Today, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office bids farewell to two Senior Assistant Prosecutors with a combined 55 years of service to ACPO. Senior Assistant Prosecutor Grace Dovell-Welch who is also a U.S. Navy Veteran has served as a prosecutor at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office since January 1990, and currently serves in the …

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MAYS LANDING – Terri Bailey, of Atlantic City was sentenced  weapons charges on Friday before Judge Donna Taylor to 25 years in New Jersey state prison, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Judge Taylor found that a discretionary extended term was warranted under the law and imposed a sentence of 25 years with a 12 …

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MAYS LANDING – A 31 year-old Atlantic City man is now charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a 10 year-old boy, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Charges against Alvin Wyatt have been upgraded to Murder following the death today of 10 year-old Micah Tennant who was shot at the …

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MAYS LANDING – Michael Garland was sentenced Friday, November 15, 2019, to an aggregate 14 years in New Jersey State Prison for the aggravated assault of a man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said. The Honorable Donna M. Taylor J.S.C., sentenced Garland, 46, to an aggregate term of 14 years in New Jersey State …

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MAYS LANDING- A 31 year-old Atlantic City man is charged with 3 counts of attempted murder and weapons charges in connection to a shooting at a Pleasantville High School football game in Pleasantville on Friday evening, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Alvin Wyatt is charged with the shooting which struck 1 adult and 2 …

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MAYS LANDING- On Veteran’s Day ACPO is sharing the story of military veteran and ACPO Det. Sgt. David Gazzara who also serves in the United States Air Force and has also served in the United States Army. “I serve in the military for a multitude of reasons. There are far too many reasons to list …

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MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has received Accreditation, following an assessment by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police through its New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) arrived on …

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ATLANTIC CITY- A 29 year-old Atlantic City man was shot and killed Monday evening in the city, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 7:06 p.m., on Monday evening, Atlantic City Police responded to the area of Ohio Avenue and Hummock Avenue, following a ShotSpottter alert. Champsey Bailey was located and had been shot. …

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MAYS LANDING- John Psota, 34, pleaded guilty before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury on  Thursday, October 24, 2019, to two counts of second degree Sexual Assault by Sexual Contact, announced Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. Psota pleaded guilty to the charges that are connected to at least one incident in Ventnor City that occurred during …

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