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Man Convicted Of Robbing $20K Poker Winner In Atlantic City Casino Parking Garage Man Convicted Of Robbing $20K Poker Winner In Atlantic City Casino Parking Garage
Man Convicted Of Robbing $20K Poker Winner In Atlantic City Casino Parking Garage A Newark man was convicted of robbing someone who won $20,000 at an Atlantic City casino, authorities said. A jury found 51-year-old Robert Reed guilty on Monday, May 20 of second-degree robbery, third-degree aggravated assault, third-degree theft by unlawful taking, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced his conviction in a news release on Friday, May 24. Trial evidence and testimony said the victim identified by the initials D.H. went to gamble at …
Five Arrested On Drug Charges In Atlantic City, Philly Fugitive Caught: Police Five Arrested On Drug Charges In Atlantic City, Philly Fugitive Caught: Police
Five Arrested On Drug Charges In Atlantic City, Philly Fugitive Caught: Police Four men and two teens were arrested in Atlantic City, five of whom were accused of selling heroin, cocaine, and Xanax, authorities said. The six suspects were taken into custody during "an operation targeting areas of concern." The Atlantic City Police Department announced the arrests in a news release on Wednesday, May 22.  Officers seized 70 bags of heroin, more than three grams of cocaine, and 51 Xanax prescription pills. Five of the suspects were arrested on drug dealing and possession charges.  Raymond Knight Jr., 40, of Egg Harbor Township, was charged with …
Fugitive Admits To Home Invasion, Kidnapping In Atlantic City: Prosecutors Fugitive Admits To Home Invasion, Kidnapping In Atlantic City: Prosecutors
Fugitive Admits To Home Invasion, Kidnapping In Atlantic City: Prosecutors An Atlantic City man admitted to a home invasion and forcing a victim at gunpoint to withdraw money from an ATM, authorities said. Glen Graves, 33, pleaded guilty on Monday, May 20 to first-degree kidnapping, second-degree possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, and fourth-degree resisting arrest by flight. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced his guilty plea in a news release. Investigators said Graves forced his way into an Atlantic City apartment with a gun on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022. He "ransacked" the apartment and forced a resident at gunpoint …
Atlantic City Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Deadly Shooting: Prosecutors Atlantic City Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Deadly Shooting: Prosecutors
Atlantic City Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Deadly Shooting: Prosecutors An Atlantic City man was accused of shooting and killing another man, authorities said. Marlon Chiles II, 26, was arrested on Saturday, May 18, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. Pleasantville police responded to a ShotSpotter activation on West Park Avenue at around 11:32 a.m. on Saturday, May 18. Officers found 31-year-old Andrew Miller of Pleasantville suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was rushed to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division. The shooting suspect left the area in a Lexus. Chiles was driving the vehicle and he w…
Atlantic City Man Killed Teen In Absecon Hit-And-Run Crash: Police Atlantic City Man Killed Teen In Absecon Hit-And-Run Crash: Police
Atlantic City Man Killed Teen In Absecon Hit-And-Run Crash: Police An Atlantic City man was accused of killing a teen pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash, authorities said. Everette Williams, 52, was arrested on Thursday, May 16, the Absecon Police Department said in a news release. He was facing charges in the deadly crash on Route 30 West on Saturday, Feb. 17. Officers responded to the crash just east of Turner Avenue and near the Executive Lodge motel at around 9 p.m. A 17-year-old boy died from his injuries. Investigators said the driver of a white 2015 Jeep Compass didn't stop and left the victim without any help. The U.S. Marshal Task F…
Two Men Admit To Assaulting Atlantic County Juvenile Corrections Officers: Prosecutors Two Men Admit To Assaulting Atlantic County Juvenile Corrections Officers: Prosecutors
Two Men Admit To Assaulting Atlantic County Juvenile Corrections Officers: Prosecutors Two Atlantic County men admitted to assaulting two juvenile corrections officers, authorities said. Bilal Rex, 20, of Atlantic City, and Samir Abdullah, 21, of Galloway, pleaded guilty on Thursday, May 16 to third-degree aggravated assault on a corrections employee. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced their guilty pleas in a news release. Investigators said Rex and Abdullah assaulted two corrections officers while they were held in the Harborfields Youth Detention Center on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Prosecutors said they're recommending three-year prison sentences for Rex a…
Northfield Woman Used Sister's Identity During Stolen Vehicle Arrest In Atlantic City: Police Northfield Woman Used Sister's Identity During Stolen Vehicle Arrest In Atlantic City: Police
Northfield Woman Used Sister's Identity During Stolen Vehicle Arrest In Atlantic City: Police An Atlantic County woman was accused of using her sister's identity when she was arrested in a stolen vehicle investigation, authorities said. Caitlin Rainey, 33, of Northfield, was arrested on Sunday, May 12. The Atlantic City Police Department issued a news release on Thursday, May 16 to update the original information it released about the arrest on Tuesday, May 14. An officer found an empty and stolen minivan on the first block of Tennessee Avenue at around 6:57 p.m. on Sunday. Shortly before police arrived, surveillance video showed two people leaving the minivan, which had been report…
Camden Ex-Con Who Left Gun In Atlantic City Hotel Room Sentenced: Prosecutors Camden Ex-Con Who Left Gun In Atlantic City Hotel Room Sentenced: Prosecutors
Quadir Webb Sentenced A Camden man will spend several years in prison after he was convicted of leaving a gun in an Atlantic City hotel room, authorities said. Quadir Webb, 31, was sentenced on Wednesday, May 15 to 10 years in state prison, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. He'll be eligible for parole after serving five years. A jury found Webb guilty on Friday, Aug. 25, 2023, of second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, second-degree certain persons not to possess a handgun, fourth-degree possession of hollow point bullets, and fourth-degree possession of a large capaci…
Vehicle Thief Arrested Twice In Eight Hours By Same Atlantic City Officer, Police Say Vehicle Thief Arrested Twice In Eight Hours By Same Atlantic City Officer, Police Say
Adam Ross Of Absecon Arrested A man was accused of stealing a vehicle twice in about eight hours and getting caught by the same police officer in Atlantic City, authorities said. In a news release on Tuesday, May 14, the Atlantic City Police Department arrested 33-year-old Adam Ross of Absecon. He was charged with two counts each of theft and receiving stolen property. An officer found an empty and stolen minivan on the first block of Tennessee Avenue at around 6:57 p.m. on Sunday, May 12. Shortly before police arrived, surveillance video showed two people leaving the minivan, which had been reported stolen earlier in t…
Man Crashed Stolen Vehicle, Stabbed Another Man In Atlantic City Crime Spree: Police Man Crashed Stolen Vehicle, Stabbed Another Man In Atlantic City Crime Spree: Police
Chreshull Rucker Arrested An Atlantic City man was accused of stabbing another man and crashing a vehicle he stole from someone else, authorities said. Chreshull Rucker, 34, was arrested on Sunday, May 12, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release on Tuesday, May 14. Officers responded to the 1500 block of Atlantic Avenue at around 9:06 a.m. and a person said their vehicle was stolen when they left it running while going into a store. Police found Rucker driving the stolen vehicle but he sped away when an officer tried to stop him. Rucker then crashed into a vehicle when he ran a red light at t…
Central Jersey Fugitive Shot In Atlantic City, Found With Cocaine Bags: Police Central Jersey Fugitive Shot In Atlantic City, Found With Cocaine Bags: Police
Luis Mateo Of Ewing Arrested A Mercer County fugitive was accused of having bags of cocaine after he was shot in Atlantic City near Boardwalk Hall, authorities said. Luis Mateo, 41, of Ewing, was arrested on Sunday, May 12, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release on Tuesday, May 14. He was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Police responded to a report of a man bleeding near the intersection of Georgia and Pacific avenues at around 5:39 a.m. Officers found Matteo with a gunshot wound and he refused to cooperate with police. Mateo was brought to AtlantiCare Regional Med…
Wrongful Death Suit Filed By Estate Of Atlantic City Swimmer Killed By Drunken Boater Wrongful Death Suit Filed By Estate Of Atlantic City Swimmer Killed By Drunken Boater
Wrongful Death Suit Filed By Estate Of Atlantic City Swimmer Killed By Drunken Boater The family of a woman killed while swimming near her Atlantic City townhouse is has announced a lawsuit against the boater charged in her death. Norma Michaels, 79, of Atlantic City, died on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023, when she was hit by a boat propeller just off the dock of her South Boulevard Avenue townhome.  Jeffrey Jastrzembski, 53, of Atlantic City, was charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter. Investigators said Jastrzembski's blood alcohol content was between 0.19 and 0.23 percent at the time of the crash, as previously reported by Daily Voi…
Wanted Mays Landing Man Found With Loaded Gun While Speeding In Atlantic City: Police Wanted Mays Landing Man Found With Loaded Gun While Speeding In Atlantic City: Police
Naji Hart Of Mays Landing Arrested A wanted man was accused of having a loaded gun and brass knuckles in Atlantic City, authorities said. Naji Hart, 24, of Mays Landing, was arrested on Saturday, May 11, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release. He was charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of hollow-point ammunition, and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia. Atlantic City police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 30 at around 6:28 p.m. Officers said they saw Hart move from the driver's seat to the passenger's seat immediately after they stopped him…
Coastal Flood Warning Issued For Many Jersey Shore Areas Due To Onshore Flow, High Tides: NWS Coastal Flood Warning Issued For Many Jersey Shore Areas Due To Onshore Flow, High Tides: NWS
Coastal Flood Warning Issued For Many Jersey Shore Areas Due To Onshore Flow, High Tides: NWS Many coastal areas of New Jersey are under the threat of moderate flooding during high tides over the weekend, forecasters said. The National Weather Service issued a coastal flood warning on Friday, May 10 for coastal parts of Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, and Ocean counties. A coastal flood advisory was issued for oceanfront areas of Middlesex and Monmouth counties, as well as bayfront and riverfront parts of Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem counties. The NWS said moderate flooding was forecasted in coastal communities like Atlantic City, Barnegat Light, B…
Man Who Pulled Gun On Teen 'Significant Other' At Atlantic City Casino Convicted: Prosecutors Man Who Pulled Gun On Teen 'Significant Other' At Atlantic City Casino Convicted: Prosecutors
Rahiem Paige Of Philadelphia Found Guilty A Philadelphia man was convicted after he pulled a gun on a teen that he was dating at an Atlantic City casino, authorities said. A judge found 28-year-old Rahiem Paige guilty on Wednesday, May 8 of several gun charges, including certain persons not to possess a firearm and unlawful possession of a handgun, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. He faces five to ten years in state prison and must serve five years before he's eligible for parole. Prosecutors said Paige went from Philadelphia to Atlantic City with his 16-year-old "significant other" to&…
Man Admits To Selling Heroin, Fentanyl, Cocaine In Atlantic City: Prosecutors Man Admits To Selling Heroin, Fentanyl, Cocaine In Atlantic City: Prosecutors
Nahjajuan Ellis Pleads Guilty An Atlantic City man admitted to selling heroin mixed with fentanyl and cocaine, authorities said. Nahjajuan Ellis, 23, of Atlantic City, pleaded guilty on Monday, May 6 to first-degree maintaining a controlled dangerous substance production facility, second-degree possession of heroin and fentanyl with the intent to distribute, and second-degree unlawful possession of a handgun. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced the plea in a news release. Investigators said Atlantic City police executed a search warrant on an apartment on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. When officers arrived, the…
Trio Arrested With Guns After Shots Fired From Atlantic City Hotel Balcony: Police Trio Arrested With Guns After Shots Fired From Atlantic City Hotel Balcony: Police
Corey Brown, Malik Dean, Zara Griffiths Arrested Two men and a woman were accused of firing gunshots from the balcony of a hotel near the beachfront in Atlantic City, authorities said. In a news release on Tuesday, May 7, Atlantic City police said 42-year-old Corey Brown of Chesapeake, VA, 43-year-old Malik Dean of Philadelphia, and 41-year-old Zara Griffiths of Paoli, PA, were arrested on Saturday, May 5. Officers responded to a report of gunshots fired from a balcony at the Club Wyndham Skyline Tower on South North Carolina Avenue at around 10:20 p.m. Police learned that the shots came from a room on the 21st floor. Brown, Dean, a…
Man, Woman Plead Guilty In Shooting Near Atlantic City Apartment Complex: Prosecutors Man, Woman Plead Guilty In Shooting Near Atlantic City Apartment Complex: Prosecutors
Tawanne Williams And Jessica Bryant Plead Guilty A man and a woman admitted to their roles in a shooting near an Atlantic City apartment complex more than a year and a half ago, authorities said. Tawanne Williams, 42, of Philadelphia, and Jessica Bryant, 33, of Atlantic City, pleaded guilty to charges on Monday, May 6. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced their pleas in a news release on Tuesday, May 7. Atlantic City police responded to a man who was shot twice near the Carolina Village complex on Aug. 31, 2022. The man's injuries to his hand and hip were not life-threatening. Investigators said surveillance video …
Man Locked Ex-Girlfriend In Crawl Space Of Atlantic City Apartment: Police Man Locked Ex-Girlfriend In Crawl Space Of Atlantic City Apartment: Police
Gary Lockel Of Atlantic City Arrested An Atlantic City man was accused of locking his ex-girlfriend in an apartment's crawl space, authorities said. Gary Lockel, 54, was arrested on Friday, May 3, the department said in a news release. He was charged with criminal restraint, terroristic threats, simple assault, obstruction of justice, and unlawful possession of a weapon. Atlantic City police responded to the 1400 block of Absecon Boulevard at around 4:37 p.m. Officers received a report of a woman who was assaulted, held against her will, and feared for her life. A 911 caller said Lockel forced the woman into the crawl space an…
Celebrity Chef's NJ Home Where Helicopter Santa Landed Every Christmas Listed At $3.89M Celebrity Chef's NJ Home Where Helicopter Santa Landed Every Christmas Listed At $3.89M
Celebrity Chef's NJ Home Where Helicopter Santa Landed Every Christmas Listed At $3.89M A sprawling South Jersey home owned by a celebrity chef is up for sale for $3.89 million.  The 9,178-square-foot home at 343 Bridgeboro Road in Moorestown was custom-built in 2005 just as Robert "Bobby Chez" Sliwowski's seafood business was going full steam. 343 Bridgeboro Road in Moorestown. Steve Edwards 343 Bridgeboro Road in Moorestown. Steve Edwards 343 Bridgeboro Road in Moorestown. Steve Edwards "Every aspect of the home has been meticulously crafted, with a compulsive focus on even the minutest details," according to the real estate listing. Listing agent Melis…
Two Men Wanted In Separate Atlantic City Shootings: Police Two Men Wanted In Separate Atlantic City Shootings: Police
Two Men Wanted In Separate Atlantic City Shootings: Police Police are searching for two men in separate shootings in Atlantic City, authorities said. In a news release on Monday, May 6, Atlantic City police said 19-year-old Ashan Jackson of Galloway was wanted in a shooting on Wednesday, Mar. 13. He was facing two counts of aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Police responded to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, at around 2:34 a.m. after a 29-year-old man from Pleasantville walked into the hospital with a gunshot wound. He was treated after he was shot durin…
Atlantic City Drug Dealer Who Sold Deadly Mix To U.K. Tourists Sentenced: Prosecutors Atlantic City Drug Dealer Who Sold Deadly Mix To U.K. Tourists Sentenced: Prosecutors
Tyrell Gist Sentenced An Atlantic City man will spend at least a decade in prison after admitting to selling a deadly mix of heroin and fentanyl to two foreign tourists, authorities said. Tyrell Gist, 27, was sentenced on Friday, May 3 to 13 years in state prison, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced in a news release on Monday, May 6. He pleaded guilty on Monday, Feb. 5 to two counts of first-degree strict liability for drug-induced death. Bally's Atlantic City employees found 42-year-old Scott Jordan and 39-year-old Simon Gamble unresponsive in their hotel room on Sunday, …
'Give Me That S**t': Couple Stole Atlantic City Man's Phone After Killing Him, Prosecutors Say 'Give Me That S**t': Couple Stole Atlantic City Man's Phone After Killing Him, Prosecutors Say
Howard Griswold And Melissa Tikarem Indicted A couple from Central New York was indicted for murder in the killing of an Atlantic City man, authorities said. A grand jury indicted 24-year-old Howard Griswold of Baldwinsville, New York, and 28-year-old Melissa Tikarem of Manlius, New York, on Thursday, May 2 for several charges, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. The pair was charged in the deadly shooting on Saturday, Jan. 20. Christian Hunter, 32, of Atlantic City, was killed on North Virginia Avenue. Atlantic City police responded to the shooting at around 7:19 p.m. and officers …
Atlantic City Teen Sentenced For Having Unlabeled Gun: Prosecutors Atlantic City Teen Sentenced For Having Unlabeled Gun: Prosecutors
Angelo Williams Of Atlantic City Sentenced An Atlantic City teen will spend time in state prison after police found him with an unlabeled gun, authorities said. Angelo Williams, 19, was sentenced on Thursday, Apr. 25 to three years in state prison, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced in a news release. He pleaded guilty to second-degree possession of a handgun without a permit on Thursday, Mar. 7, 2024. Atlantic City police responded to a report of a man with a gun in his waistband on North Arkansas Avenue on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023. Officers found Williams, whose description matched the one given to police. As po…
Galloway Township Felon Admits To Selling Heroin, Fentanyl, Meth: Prosecutors Galloway Township Felon Admits To Selling Heroin, Fentanyl, Meth: Prosecutors
Matthew Lynch Of Galloway Pleads Guilty A convicted felon admitted to selling heroin mixed with fentanyl and methamphetamine throughout Atlantic County, authorities said. Matthew Lynch, 33, of Galloway Township, pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Apr. 23 to second-degree possession with the intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced the guilty plea in a news release on Friday, Apr. 26. State police and the county prosecutor's office investigated Lynch for dealing drugs. Officers executed two search warrants on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Police arrested Lynch and found him with digital scale…
Teens Stabbed, Punched NYC Man At Atlantic City Hotel: Police Teens Stabbed, Punched NYC Man At Atlantic City Hotel: Police
Julius Reed And Tyreke Allen-Whittaker Arrested Two South Jersey teens were accused of taking part in the assault and stabbing of a New York City man at an Atlantic City hotel, authorities said. In a news release on Friday, Apr. 26, Atlantic City police said 19-year-old Julius Reed of Atlantic City and 18-year-old Tyreke Allen-Whittaker of Bridgeton were arrested. The announcement of their arrests came one day after police said 20-year-old Marquise Cottman of Millville was also facing charges in the attack. Police responded to a stabbing at Showboat Hotel Atlantic City on the 800 block of the Boardwalk at around 9 p.m. on Wedne…
Last Joe's Crab Shack In NJ Closing Next Month In Deptford Last Joe's Crab Shack In NJ Closing Next Month In Deptford
Last Joe's Crab Shack In NJ Closing Next Month In Deptford New Jersey's last Joe's Crab Shack is set to close next month at Deptford Landing Shopping Center in Gloucester County. “Due to a natural lease expiration, Joe’s Crab Shack located at 2000 Clements Bridge Road in Deptford, NJ will close its doors on May 26, 2024,” Chief Operating Officer Terry Turney said in a statement to Daily Voice. “We thank the community for the many years of support. We value our employees, their dedication to our company, and are working to relocate them to our sister locations nearby.” Joe’s Crab Shack is owned by Landry’s, a large dining, entertainment, hospitality…
Duo Found With Ghost Guns, Drug Equipment In Atlantic City Home Sentenced: Prosecutors Duo Found With Ghost Guns, Drug Equipment In Atlantic City Home Sentenced: Prosecutors
Robert Caro-Green And Lenardo Caro Sentenced Two Atlantic City men will spend at least three years in prison after admitting to having two ghost guns in a home with three children inside, authorities said. A judge sentenced 33-year-old Robert Caro-Green and 31-year-old Lenardo Caro on Thursday, Apr. 25 to six years in state prison, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. They had each pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a handgun without a permit in October and November 2023. Atlantic City police and the department's SWAT team executed a no-knock search warrant at a home on the 1500 block of Mediterra…
Fugitive Arrested In Atlantic City Hotel Stabbing, More Suspects Wanted Fugitive Arrested In Atlantic City Hotel Stabbing, More Suspects Wanted
Marquise Cottman Arrested A wanted man from Cumberland County was arrested and police were looking for more suspects after a man was stabbed at an Atlantic City hotel, authorities said. Marquise Cottman, 20, of Millville, was charged with aggravated assault, Atlantic City police said in a news release on Thursday, Apr. 25. Police responded to a stabbing at Showboat Hotel Atlantic City on the 800 block of the Boardwalk at around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 24. An officer found a 25-year-old man from The Bronx, NY, heavily bleeding from a stab wound. The officer helped the man by applying a tourniquet to the man's…
Jersey Shore Stir-Fry: Philly-Based Wokworks Opening First NJ Location In Margate Jersey Shore Stir-Fry: Philly-Based Wokworks Opening First NJ Location In Margate
Wokworks Opening In Margate A Philadelphia-based restaurant specializing in southeast Asian street food will open its first New Jersey location just two blocks away from the beach. Wokworks is expanding with a new restaurant on the Jersey Shore in Margate, the company said in a news release. The 2,000-square-foot location is expected to open in early June at 7801 Ventnor Avenue, the former home of Greens and Grains. Owners Brennan and Samantha Foxman said they grew up in Linwood and have spent plenty of time in Margate. "After years of searching, we've finally found the perfect spot for Wokworks in Margate,…
Egg Harbor Township Duo Found With Kilos Of Cocaine, AR-15: Prosecutors Egg Harbor Township Duo Found With Kilos Of Cocaine, AR-15: Prosecutors
Felix Mujica And Wilfredo Latimer Arrested Two men from Egg Harbor Township were accused of running a large drug-dealing network, authorities said. An Atlantic County Superior Court Judge detained 46-year-old Felix Mujica and 47-year-old Wilfredo Latimer on Tuesday, Apr. 23, the county prosecutor's office said in a news release. An undercover officer purchased more than five ounces of cocaine from the two men in Atlantic City. Police executed several search warrants in the investigation on Thursday, Apr. 18. Mujica was found alone in his home with 2.5 kilograms of cocaine throughout the house.  In Mujica's home, police al…