MAN CHARGED IN 03′ SEXUAL ASSAULT OF 5 YR-OLD GALLOWAY GIRL AFTER BEING CHARGED LAST WEEK IN 96′ SEXUAL ASSAULT OF BRIGANTINE GIRL, 10

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ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT, GALLOWAY TWP POLICE CONTINUE INVESTIGATION OF 1985 FATAL SHOOTING OF 79 YEAR-OLD MAN

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INTERGRATING COMMUNICATION, ASSESSMENT & TACTICS (ICAT), ACTIVE BYSTANDERSHIP FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT (ABLE) TRAINING BEGINS THIS WEEK FOR 1,044 ATLANTIC COUNTY LAW ENFORCMENT OFFICERS

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ATLANTIC COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE MOVES TO DETAIN MAN CHARGED IN SEXUAL ASSAULT OF 10 YEAR-OLD GIRL IN BRIGANTINE 25 YEARS AGO

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3 SEPARATE ACPO, HIDTA NARCOTICS INVESTIGATIONS RESULT IN INDICTMENTS OF 5 WOMEN, 2 MEN

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2 MEN INDICTED ON MURDER, WEAPONS CHARGES FOR 2013 FATAL SHOOTING

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Statement From the Atlantic County Prosecutor

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. A large number of the 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,

CARY SHILL, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor

 

BRIGANTINE- The Brigantine Police Department recently gave back with a Random Act of Copness to keep youth in the community safe while riding their bicycles. During the National Night Out event, officers of the Brigantine Police Department distributed free bicycle helmets to the children in attendance. The department recognized Officer Brooke Camp who organized the …

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MAYS LANDING- Following his retirement last year, a 25-year veteran FBI agent who served in offices in Iraq, Japan, Spain and Mexico has joined the investigatory team at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, announced Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill. ACPO County Investigator Edward Gallant retired from the FBI last year and last month he …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against an Egg Harbor Township man in connection to the drug-induced death of a 33 year-old man in February, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Aug. 10, 2021, Noel Castillo, 32, was indicted on the following charges: Strict Liability for a Drug …

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MAYS LANDING- A Galloway Township man has been charged with multiple narcotics and weapons offenses after ACPO investigators and police executed a search warrant at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Aug. 10, 2021, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Jury has convicted an Egg Harbor City man on attempted murder, robbery, aggravated assault and multiple weapons charges in connection to two incidents that took place in Atlantic City in 2019, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. During a jury trial before Superior Court Judge Patricia Wild, Robert Harrell, …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against a 40 year-old Philadelphia man for murder and weapons charges in the May 1, 2020, fatal shooting of a Pleasantville man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The indictment was delivered on Aug. 10, 2021, and includes the following charges: 1st …

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BRIGANTINE— Each year, NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is an opportunity to engage in community policing and law enforcement officers participate in this event in municipalities across our region. For Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Sgt. David Gazzara, National Night Out is an opportunity to help the public understand bomb squad equipment and also be educated on safety …

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MAYS LANDING- On Aug. 4, 2021, an Atlantic County Grand Jury handed up an indictment against an Absecon man in connection to a home invasion robbery that occurred on September 15, 2020, in the Minotola section of Buena Borough, Acting Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Michael Hayes, 44, of Absecon, was indicted on the following charges: • Attempted Murder (1st degree) • Conspiracy to …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury handed up an indictment against 4 individuals involved in a narcotics distribution ring for the distribution of crystal methamphetamine, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The indictment was returned on Aug. 4, 2021, for the distribution of crystal methamphetamine and names the following individuals and the charges …

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MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty to the aggravated sexual assault of an 8 year-old boy, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Deandre Johnson, 24, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, before Judge Donna Taylor. During the plea hearing, Johnson admitted to performing a …

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