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Teen Charged Two Months After Another Teen Injured In Atlantic City Shooting: Police Teen Charged Two Months After Another Teen Injured In Atlantic City Shooting: Police
Teen Charged Two Months After Another Teen Injured In Atlantic City Shooting: Police A Mays Landing teen was criminally charged two months after another teen was shot in Atlantic City, authorities said. Quamir Kirkland, 18, was given his charges while in the Atlantic County Justice Facility in an unrelated case, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release on Tuesday, July 16. He was accused of shooting a 15-year-old boy back on Tuesday, May 7. Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert on the 1400 block of Atlantic Avenue at around 11:07 p.m. They found the teen with a gunshot wound and he was brought to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City …
Two Wanted Men, Teen Arrested In Two Stabbings And Shooting In Atlantic City: Police Two Wanted Men, Teen Arrested In Two Stabbings And Shooting In Atlantic City: Police
Two Wanted Men, Teen Arrested In Two Stabbings And Shooting In Atlantic City: Police Two men and a teen from Atlantic City were accused of two stabbings and a shooting in less than six hours, authorities said. Atlantic City police responded to a fight near the intersection of Tennessee and Atlantic avenues at around 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 8, the department said in a news release. Officers found a 20-year-old with a stab wound and he was brought to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City Division, with a non-life-threatening injury. Police arrested 37-year-old James Knight. He was found with a knife and had an active arrest warrant. Knight was c…
Wanted Trio Arrested After Shooting, Found With Drugs At Atlantic City Motel: Police Wanted Trio Arrested After Shooting, Found With Drugs At Atlantic City Motel: Police
Wanted Trio Arrested After Shooting, Found With Drugs At Atlantic City Motel: Police A wanted Camden man was accused in a shooting and found in an Atlantic City hotel room with two other people with arrest warrants, authorities said. Ricardo Berrios, 37, was charged in the shooting on Friday, July 5, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release on Wednesday, July 10. He was already in custody on drug charges. Police found a 53-year-old Atlantic City man with a gunshot wound on the first block of South Florida Avenue at around 12:53 a.m. He was brought to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City Campus, and was expected to survive his injuries. …
Man Set Off Explosive Device On Atlantic City Sidewalk, Police Say Man Set Off Explosive Device On Atlantic City Sidewalk, Police Say
Man Set Off Explosive Device On Atlantic City Sidewalk, Police Say An Atlantic City man was accused of setting off an explosive device downtown, authorities said. Stacy Thomas, 38, was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release. An officer saw an explosion on a sidewalk on the 1500 block of Atlantic Avenue at around 2:03 a.m. The officer saw someone running from the area but first went to the explosion site to see if there were any victims. No one was injured and no buildings were damaged. Police found surveillance video showing the suspect who was the man seen running from the explosion. Another office…
Two Men Stole Cellphones From Store In Atlantic City, Police Say Two Men Stole Cellphones From Store In Atlantic City, Police Say
Two Men Stole Cellphones From Store In Atlantic City, Police Say Two Atlantic City men were accused of breaking into a cellphone store and stealing several phones, authorities said. Keith Faulkner, 51, and Scott Sewell, 56, were arrested on Friday, July 5, the Atlantic City Poice Department said in a news release on Monday, July 8. Officers responded to Metro by T-Mobile on the 1400 block of Atlantic Avenue at around 6:41 a.m. Investigators said two suspects entered the store when it was closed and took several cellphones, along with other items. Police found Faulkner and Sewell in a rideshare vehicle during a vehicle stop on the 300 block…
Atlantic City Woman Crashed Vehicle With Kids Inside While Avoiding Repossession, Police Say Atlantic City Woman Crashed Vehicle With Kids Inside While Avoiding Repossession, Police Say
Atlantic City Woman Crashed Vehicle With Kids Inside While Avoiding Repossession, Police Say An Atlantic City woman was accused of crashing into several vehicles with her children inside her vehicle, which was being repossessed, authorities said. Taquanda Roberts, 32, was arrested on Thursday, July 4, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release. She was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, eluding, and criminal mischief. An officer responded to the 700 block of Maryland Avenue about a dispute involving a vehicle being repossessed at 1:34 p.m. After speaking with Roberts and a tow truck driver, Roberts got in her vehicle and sped onto a sidewalk while the …
Mother, Son Had Stolen Gun, Large Amount Of Marijuana Edibles In Atlantic City: Police Mother, Son Had Stolen Gun, Large Amount Of Marijuana Edibles In Atlantic City: Police
Mother, Son Had Stolen Gun, Large Amount Of Marijuana Edibles In Atlantic City: Police An Atlantic City mother and son were accused of having a stolen gun, a ghost gun, and a large amount of marijuana edibles, authorities said. Jasmehir Belle, 25, and Tamiya Belle, 46, were arrested on Wednesday, July 3, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release on Friday, July 5. Their arrests came after a month-long investigation into drugs sold at a home on the 500 block of North Indiana Avenue. Jasmehir Belle was taken into custody after he left the home and police executed a search warrant. Officers found four guns, including a ghost gun and a gun stolen from Egg Ha…
Dead Pets Found In Freezer, 36 Neglected Animals Rescued From Galloway Twp Woman, Police Say Dead Pets Found In Freezer, 36 Neglected Animals Rescued From Galloway Twp Woman, Police Say
Dead Pets Found In Freezer, 36 Neglected Animals Rescued From Galloway Twp Woman, Police Say A Galloway Township woman was accused of neglecting 36 pets and having several dead animals in a freezer, authorities said. Nancy Santos, 57, was charged with 43 counts of animal neglect, the Galloway Township Police Department said in a news release on Tuesday, July 2. Breaking AC's Lynda Cohen published the above photo during a court appearance from the Atlantic County Jail. Officers executed a search warrant at a home on the 300 block of Cresson Avenue on Monday, July 1. Police had received reports of several animals living in inhumane conditions. Police rescued 29 cats and s…
Wanted Men Found With Gun, Meth In Rideshare Vehicle In Atlantic City: Police Wanted Men Found With Gun, Meth In Rideshare Vehicle In Atlantic City: Police
Wanted Men Found With Gun, Meth In Rideshare Vehicle In Atlantic City: Police Two wanted men were arrested after being accused of having a gun and methamphetamine in a rideshare vehicle in Atlantic City, authorities said. Atlantic City police responded to a report of an armed man on the 2800 block of Pacific Avenue on Friday, June 28, the department said in a news release. An officer found 40-year-old Matthew Murphy of Egg Harbor Township and 47-year-old Nathaniel Rodgers of Atlantic City entering a rideshare vehicle. Police stopped the vehicle and found a gun while talking with the men. Officers also discovered the men had active arrest warrants and Murphy had …
Wanted Man From Atlantic City, Teen Arrested With Defaced Gun In Egg Harbor Township: Police Wanted Man From Atlantic City, Teen Arrested With Defaced Gun In Egg Harbor Township: Police
Wanted Man From Atlantic City, Teen Arrested With Defaced Gun In Egg Harbor Township: Police A wanted man and a teen were accused of having a defaced gun with a high-capacity magazine in Atlantic County, authorities said. Russell Daniel, 27, of Atlantic City, and a 15-year-old were arrested at around 10:05 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department said in a news release on Monday, July 1. An officer stopped them for a motor vehicle violation on Black Horse Pike about a mile west of the interchange with the Garden State Parkway. Investigators said Daniel, who drove the vehicle, was wanted in Salem County for a gun offense. Officers searched the vehicle and …
Pleasantville Man Accused Of Luring 13-Year-Old Girl For Sex In Atlantic City, Police Say Pleasantville Man Accused Of Luring 13-Year-Old Girl For Sex In Atlantic City, Police Say
Pleasantville Man Accused Of Luring 13-Year-Old Girl For Sex In Atlantic City, Police Say A Pleasantville man was accused of trying to have a sexual relationship with a teen girl, authorities said. Javier Erazo, 21, was arrested on Saturday, June 22, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release. Officers responded to a report of Erazo meeting up with a 13-year-old girl near Kingston and Sunset avenues at around 2:28 p.m. Police found the two and started talking with them about their relationship. Officers learned they had met on social media. Erazo was taken into custody after police learned he was aware of the girl's age and "wanted to engage in a sexual rel…
Three Men Accused Of Selling Cocaine, Suboxone, Prescription Pills In Atlantic City: Police Three Men Accused Of Selling Cocaine, Suboxone, Prescription Pills In Atlantic City: Police
Three Men Accused Of Selling Cocaine, Suboxone, Prescription Pills In Atlantic City: Police Three Atlantic City men were accused of selling cocaine, suboxone, and prescription pills, authorities said. Atlantic City police arrested 60-year-old Ricky Bailey, 37-year-old Floyd Spencer, and 22-year-old Christian Mateo, the department said in a news release on Thursday, June 27. The men were taken into custody by the department's special investigations section in two separate incidents on Tuesday, June 25. Bailey was arrested on the 1800 block of Hummock Avenue after officers saw him making a drug deal. The other two men were taken into custody on the first block of Sout…
Philly Teen Arrested, Suspects Wanted In Fight Near Atlantic City Boardwalk: Police Philly Teen Arrested, Suspects Wanted In Fight Near Atlantic City Boardwalk: Police
Philly Teen Arrested, Suspects Wanted In Fight Near Atlantic City Boardwalk: Police A Philadelphia teen was arrested and several other people were wanted in a fight near the Atlantic City Boardwalk, authorities said. Joseph Miller, 19, was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and possession of a large-capacity magazine, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release. Officers responded to a fight on the beach block of South New York Avenue at around 9:13 p.m. on Friday, June 21. Police spoke with Miller who was involved in the fight. Investigators said Miller and some friends began to fight with&nbs…
Two Men From Galloway, Pleasantville Stole From Businesses In Three States: Police Two Men From Galloway, Pleasantville Stole From Businesses In Three States: Police
Two Men From Galloway, Pleasantville Stole From Businesses In Three States: Police Two South Jersey men were accused of stealing from businesses in three states, authorities said. Devin Arnold, 22, of Galloway Township, and 20-year-old Laqua Tucker of Pleasantville were arrested on Friday, June 14, the Galloway Township Police Department said in a news release. They were taken into custody after an investigation into commercial burglaries in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Arnold tried to run away from police before his arrest, while Tucker surrendered at his home. "Today’s operation is a prime example how multi-agency efforts and cooperation can lead to successf…
Wanted Man Claimed He Was State Trooper During Brigantine Noise Complaint Call: Police Wanted Man Claimed He Was State Trooper During Brigantine Noise Complaint Call: Police
Wanted Man Claimed He Was State Trooper During Brigantine Noise Complaint Call: Police Two Atlantic City men were accused of threatening officers responding to a noise complaint, including a wanted man who claimed he was a state trooper, authorities said. Brigantine police arrested 23-year-old Jonathan Murillo and 22-year-old Onix Murillo-Hernandez on Monday, June 10, the department said in a news release. They were found when officers responded to reports of a loud group outside a home on the 4100 block of Brigantine Boulevard. Police first went to the home at around 1:36 a.m. and saw a group loudly drinking and celebrating at a nearby home. Murillo repeatedly yell…
Eight Women, Girls Arrested For Large Fight, Assaulting Atlantic City Officers: Police Eight Women, Girls Arrested For Large Fight, Assaulting Atlantic City Officers: Police
Eight Women, Girls Arrested For Large Fight, Assaulting Atlantic City Officers: Police Four women and four girls were arrested after a large fight in Atlantic City, authorities said. Atlantic City police responded to a large group fighting outside on the 400 block of North Delaware Avenue at around 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, the department said in a news release on Monday, June 10. The group was a mix of adults and children, mostly females. Officers arrested three females during the fight. Investigators identified five additional females who police claim assaulted officers and interfered with arrests. The other five females were charged and arrested "at various loc…
Egg Harbor Township Toddler Overdoses On Meth, Two Women Arrested: Police Egg Harbor Township Toddler Overdoses On Meth, Two Women Arrested: Police
Egg Harbor Township Toddler Overdoses On Meth, Two Women Arrested: Police Two Atlantic County women were arrested after a toddler overdosed on methamphetamine, authorities said. Holly Peace, 43, of Egg Harbor Township, and Gabrielle DePasquale, 44, of Atlantic City, were charged with endangering the welfare of a child, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department said in a news release on Friday, June 7. Peace was also charged with neglect of a child and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Egg Harbor Township police received a report on Tuesday, Apr. 30 of a 16-month-old child who suffered overdose symptoms after ingesting meth. …
Man Found With Cocaine, Loaded Gun, Drug-Dealing Items In Atlantic City: Police Man Found With Cocaine, Loaded Gun, Drug-Dealing Items In Atlantic City: Police
Man Found With Cocaine, Loaded Gun, Drug-Dealing Items In Atlantic City: Police An Atlantic City man was accused of having drugs and a loaded gun, authorities said. Anthony Ford Jr., 20, was arrested on Thursday, May 28, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release on Friday, May 31. He was stopped by officers while driving on Arkansas Avenue at around 7:51 p.m. A K9 officer smelled the presence of drugs inside Ford's vehicle. Police found a backpack with a loaded gun, 18 grams of cocaine, 43 grams of marijuana, and drug-dealing paraphernalia. Ford was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of hollow-point ammunition, possessi…
Four People Sold Psychedelic Mushrooms, Marijuana At Atlantic City Convenience Stores: Police Four People Sold Psychedelic Mushrooms, Marijuana At Atlantic City Convenience Stores: Police
Four People Sold Psychedelic Mushrooms, Marijuana At Atlantic City Convenience Stores: Police Four people from Atlantic City were accused of selling psychedelic mushrooms and marijuana at two convenience stores, authorities said. Atlantic City police raided Tha Afty on South Rhode Island Avenue and Tha Afty Express on Atlantic Avenue on Wednesday, May 29, the department said in a news release. Officers also executed search warrants on a home on the 1100 block of Adriatic Avenue and three vehicles. Charles Butler, 46, and Tiarra Rodriguez, 35, were taken into custody as they left their home. Police also arrested a family member, 18-year-old Amir Butler, and a store employee, 38-…
Atlantic City Man Found With Heroin, Cocaine, Xanax After Drug Deal: Police Atlantic City Man Found With Heroin, Cocaine, Xanax After Drug Deal: Police
Atlantic City Man Found With Heroin, Cocaine, Xanax After Drug Deal: Police Two people from Atlantic City were accused of taking part in a drug deal, including a man who was found with heroin, cocaine, and Xanax, authorities said. Atlantic City police arrested 46-year-old Calvin Cross of Atlantic City and 41-year-old Angelina Cannon on Thursday, May 23, the department said in a news release. Officers said they saw the pair marking a drug deal in an alleyway off South Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard at around 5:42 p.m. Cannon and Cross began to walk away when they saw the marked police car but officers were able to take them into custody. Cross was found with …
Fugitive From Egg Harbor Township Stole Vehicle, Broke Into Garage In Northfield: Police Fugitive From Egg Harbor Township Stole Vehicle, Broke Into Garage In Northfield: Police
Fugitive From Egg Harbor Township Stole Vehicle, Broke Into Garage In Northfield: Police A man wanted in Ocean County was accused of stealing a vehicle in Northfield, authorities said. Rashon Harris of Egg Harbor Township was arrested on Saturday, May 25, the Northfield Police Department said in a news release. No age was given for Harris. Officers responded to a vehicle burglary on the 700 block of Cecil Lane at around 2:05 a.m. Police then responded to "a second call of suspicious activity" on Fairway Avenue and Harris was taken into custody. He went to a hospital for a medical evaluation before he was held in the Atlantic County Justice Facility. Investigators said Harris a…
Stolen Car's Dashboard Camera Helps Catch Thief In Atlantic City, Police Say Stolen Car's Dashboard Camera Helps Catch Thief In Atlantic City, Police Say
Stolen Car's Dashboard Camera Helps Catch Thief In Atlantic City, Police Say A car owner's dashboard camera was credited for helping catch a Virginia man accused of stealing it in Atlantic City, authorities said. Brandon Keyser, 31, of Topping, VA, was arrested on Thursday, May 23, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release. He was charged with theft. Officers responded to a stolen vehicle report on North Morris Avenue at around 4:53 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22. Police found the car several hours later on the 2600 block of Atlantic Avenue. The owner arrived to get his car back and told an officer he had a dashboard camera inside it. Investigators…
Man With Gun Tried To Steal Mother's Car With Child In Backseat In Atlantic City: Police Man With Gun Tried To Steal Mother's Car With Child In Backseat In Atlantic City: Police
Man With Gun Tried To Steal Mother's Car With Child In Backseat In Atlantic City: Police An Atlantic City man was accused of trying to steal a mother's car while she was inside it with her child, authorities said. Tuwan Gainer, 31, was arrested on Saturday, May 25, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release. The woman stopped an officer to report the attempted carjacking at around 1:10 a.m. Investigators said Gainer approached her car with a gun near the intersection of Bellevue and Pacific avenues. The woman's child was in the backseat. Officers saw Gainer near the intersection of Florida and Pacific avenues. He ran away but police eventually ca…
Galloway, Egg Harbor Women Charged In Shooting Of 11-Year-Old Boy In Atlantic City: Cops Galloway, Egg Harbor Women Charged In Shooting Of 11-Year-Old Boy In Atlantic City: Cops
Galloway, Egg Harbor Women Charged In Shooting Of 11-Year-Old Boy In Atlantic City: Cops Two women have been arrested in connection with the shooting of an 11-year-old boy struck by a stray bullet on Saturday night, May 25 in Atlantic City, police said. Yanirah Davis, 22, of Galloway, and Yontay Cooper, 33, of Egg Harbor, showed up to the 100 block of north Rhode Island Avenue with a hammer and a handgun to encounter a group that they had a prior altercation with, city police said. They began to smash out a vehicle's window, and then began to shoot at the group. One of the fired projectiles entered a home and struck the boy while he was lying on the floor around 10:25 p.m., pol…
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 …
Corrections Officer Accepted Money In Atlantic County Jail-Smuggling Scheme: Prosecutors Corrections Officer Accepted Money In Atlantic County Jail-Smuggling Scheme: Prosecutors
Corrections Officer Accepted Money In Atlantic County Jail-Smuggling Scheme: Prosecutors An Atlantic County corrections officer was among three people accused of a scheme to smuggle contraband into the county's jail, authorities said. In a news release, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said 33-year-old Christopher Piccioni of Swedesboro was charged on Monday, May 20. Piccioni is an officer at the Atlantic County Justice Facility. The county prosecutor's office said it learned in January about contraband being smuggled into the jail in Mays Landing. Piccioni was identified as a suspect during a four-month investigation. Investigators said Piccioni conspired wit…
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 …
Wanted Egg Harbor Township Man Caught With Stolen Vehicle In Northfield: Police Wanted Egg Harbor Township Man Caught With Stolen Vehicle In Northfield: Police
Wanted Egg Harbor Township Man Caught With Stolen Vehicle In Northfield: Police An Atlantic County man was accused of driving a stolen SUV, authorities said. Martes Robinson of Egg Harbor Township was arrested on Saturday, May 18, the Northfield Police Department said in a news release. An officer stopped him driving a white Chevrolet Trailblazer "with multiple equipment violations" near the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Second Street at around 9:54 a.m. Police said the SUV was reported stolen in Northfield on Friday, May 17. Robinson was also wanted by the Atlantic County Sheriff's Department for not showing up to court on aggravated assault…
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…
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…