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Laundry proves a problem for man fleeing Atlantic City police

A Pleasantville man fleeing police was clothelined — literally. Atlantic City Officers Eric Evans and Kevin Perez were trying to stop the man as he caused problems for motorists as he biked along Martin Luther King Boulevard, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. But when the officers tried to stop Lionel Brown-Bowman to talk to him, he started to speed away, according to the report. Brown-Bowman eventually jumped off the bike and started to run through Stanley
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Family mourns Egg Harbor City man fatally shot in Millville

Maurice Lewis had a plan. The Egg Harbor City man was going to work as hard as he could to get a house for him and his mother by 2021. The 19-year-old Millville Senior High School graduate had dreams of joining the Army and was studying to become a mechanic. But just after 11 p.m. May 18, a bullet ended all those dreams. Terrell Savage, a man with a lengthy criminal history, allegedly shot Lewis,
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Atlantic City man arrested on drug charges after residents’ complaints

An Atlantic City man was arrested with cocaine, pot and edible marijuana following complaints about drug sales, police said Saturday. Ronald Moody, 48, was arrested at about 12:30 p.m. Friday, after a three-week investigation by Officer Daniel Arra sparked by residents’ complaints, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Wooden blanks barricaded the door of Moody’s home, according to the report. A search by SWAT officers recovered 93 grams of marijuana, 73 grams of edible marijuana, a small
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Leader of EHC drug-trafficking network sentenced to 24 years in prison

An Egg Harbor City man who admitted leading a drug-trafficking network was sentenced to 24 years in prison Friday. Kenneth Burrell, 40, must serve at least 10½ years before he is eligible for parole. Burrell previously admitted to years of crimes. He said that last year he directed multiple sales of heroin in Egg Harbor City and possessed a community gun in Mullica Township. Three people were directed to sell heroin for him, while he
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Atlantic City native is voice behind the Laurel-Yanny debate

An Atlantic City native is at the center of the biggest Internet debate since the colors of “that dress.” Jay Aubrey Jones is the voice behind the Laurel-Yanny debate. “It didn’t even register to me that it was my voice that said this,” he told BreakingAC. Jones moved to New York in 1976, having grown up on Atlantic City’s Northside, at a home on Arctic and Indiana avenues. “It’s so funny,” he said of the
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Fraud investigation was the real fraud, tort claim filed against Atlantic County alleges

The only thing fraudulent about a welfare fraud investigation were those investigating it, an Atlantic County community leader says in a tort claim naming nine government workers. James Pressley claims the mother of his four children led a witch hunt filled with falsified documents and witness accounts that lost him benefits used to care for the minors who live with him. She was helped, he alleges, by a corrupt investigation team whose decision was overturned
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Mays Landing mom follows her passion to YouTube

(BreakingTV: Each week, BreakingAC will highlight a different local YouTuber and find out the story behind their channel.) CHRISTINA SCIBLO Subscribers: 15,109 Most viewed: Kim Kardashian Boob Hack – 900,000+ Christina Sciblo found her calling when she got in front of a camera. The Mays Landing mother of three would watch videos online and think, ‘Hey, I can do this!’” More than four years and 15,000-plus subscribers later, she’s a full-time YouTuber. Sciblo recently left her
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South Jersey Gas offers glimpse inside ‘breathtaking’ new Atlantic City headquarters

“Breathtaking,” Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam said as he toured the site of the South Jersey Gas under construction as part of the city’s Gateway Project. As the project nears its fall completion, a tour was offered to let people inside the 75,000-square-foot headquarters that will include state-of-the-art technology, an employee gym and cafe, and several floors of parking. And the views are pretty spectacular, highlighting the city from every angle. “There’s a panoramic view
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Two found with cocaine during Atlantic City car stop

Two men were arrested on drug charges after a car stop in Atlantic City on Tuesday. Sgt. Richard Andrews stopped Jameel Stephens who was wanted on a warrant. Stephens, who was driving in the 300 block of Atlantic Avenue, did not have a valid driver’s license, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Stephens was placed in custody without incident, according to the report.  Stephens allegedly had 3½ grams of cocaine, known on the street as an 8
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Four arrested, drugs and handguns seized in Atlantic City

Atlantic City police arrested four people and seized guns, drugs and ammunition after a two-month investigation. Terique McCray, the target of the investigation, was arrested at about 11:45 a.m. Wednesday as he left his home in the 1600 block of City Place, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Inside his home, police found about 460 bags of heroin, handgun ammunition and $2,909 in cash believed to be from drug sales, according to the report. Two men and
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