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South Jersey Man Admits Leading Drug Trafficking Ring From Jail: Prosecutor
A 44-year-old man from Atlantic County has admitted to being a kingpin in a drug trafficking ring from jail and causing the death of someone from a heroin overdose, authorities said.
Emery Chapman, 44, of Pleasantville, pleaded guilty on Monday, Sept. 25 to charges of first-degree leader of a narcotics trafficking network, first-degree possession of heroin with intent to distribute, and first-degree strict liability for causing a drug-induced death, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office.
In December 2018, Chapman sold heroin to Brian Whitted, 61, of Galloway Townshi…
Drug Dealing Suspect Arrested With Coke, Heroin, Meth, Pills, Pot, Handgun In Atlantic City: PD
A drug dealer allegedly responsible for selling drugs throughout Atlantic County has been arrested, authorities said.
Diogenes Galvez, 19, of Atlantic City, was charged with multiple drug offenses on Wednesday, Sept. 27, according to Atlantic City police.
Detectives of the police department's Special Investigations Section in conjunction with the FBI's Safe Streets Task Force made a warranted search of Galvez' home in the 900 block of Lexington Avenue.
Detectives arrested Galvez on an outstanding warrant after he left his hoe, police said.
During a search of the residence, det…
NJ Man Who Cashed Dead Brother's Social Security Checks For 16 Years Heads To Federal Prison
An Essex County man who collected $237,000 in Social Security benefits for a brother who’d actually been dead for 16 years is headed to federal prison.
Silvano Chable, 54, of Irvington, applied for the benefits in 2000 on behalf of his brother, who’d been paralyzed in a car crash, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said.
His brother collected checks for 10 months before dying in May 21, 2001, the U.S. attorney said.
Rather than notify the Social Security Administration, Chable continued collecting – and cashing – the monthly benefit checks until late 2017, Sellinger said.
Chable took a ple…
South Jersey Man Sold Fake Health Supplements For $130K Online: Police
A 47-year-old South Jersey man is accused of selling fake health supplements online while pocketing more than $130,000, authorities said.
Brad Snyder of Marlton was charged with counterfeiting, theft by deception and computer criminal activity, Evesham police said.
On Tuesday, Sept. 26, Evesham Police detectives, with the assistance of the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, executed a search warrant and arrest warrant in the 100 building of Woodhollow Drive, Marlton, and a separate search warrant at a public storage facility in the first block of Route 70 West, Marlton.
Suspect In Gas Mask With Pepper Spray Ties Up Worker, Robs Restaurant In South Jersey: Police
A man in a gas mask robbed a South Jersey restaurant after pepper-spraying an employee, authorities said.
On Saturday, Sept. 23 at 10:21 p.m., the Evesham Police Department responded to Mikado Japanese Sushi & Steak House, 793 East Route 70, for a report of a robbery, according to Evesham Police Chief Walt Miller.
An investigation found that a lone male suspect entered the business after closing time, Miller said. The suspect pepper sprayed (possibly bear spray) the victim, bound her hands and feet, and duct taped her mouth, Miller said.
The suspect then access…