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Prosecutor moves to gag Augello in Kauffman case

The man jailed in the killing of April Kauffman has used Facebook to reach the outside world. Now, the state is looking to stop him. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a motion for a gag order that would keep Ferdinand Augello from sharing discovery in the case. “This brought to you by the people that starred in last month’s ABC 20/20 episode about my case including a pic of yours truly thrown in
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Man killed by Vineland police had garden shears wrapped in shirt, prosecutor says body cam shows

Body camera footage shows the events leading up to the fatal shooting of a Bridgeton man by Vineland police, the prosecutor announced Thursday. Footage from the July 14 incident was being released Thursday to those who made public records requests for it, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said. Police were called to West Wood Street at 11:22 a.m. for a man acting suspiciously on a front porch. The encounter between the officers and Rashaun Washington
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Augello trial defense likely to include Kauffman time of death discrepancy

Time of death will play a big role in the trial of the only living person charged with April Kauffman’s killing, an attorney for the man said in court Thursday. “Oh, definitely not guilty,” Ferdinand Augello told Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury, formally rejecting a final plea deal and moving toward a Sept. 11 trial. The offer would have required Augello to plead guilty to murder and racketeering in exchange for a sentence at the judge’s
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Call to police leads to gun, drugs in Atlantic City motel

A Philadelphia was arrested with a gun and drugs after a call to Atlantic City police led police to a motel. Detectives Nicholas Berardis and Anthony Abrams went to the Knights Inn on North Albany Avenue just after noon Thursday after a call to the Special Investigations Section regarding drug sales there, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. The two men saw Joel Carlo-Ayhllon in a drug sale, and arrested him on an active warrant, according to
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Cleaner, safer future for Fax Manor, property owner says

Atlantic City’s troubled Fox Manor Hotel could get a new life, the owner says. Sean Reardon said he bought the land at 2707 Pacific Ave. along with other properties in the city in an effort to help clean them up. But, he was stuck with a tenant who the city says ran a hotel like a rooming house that became a haven for drugs and violence. There were 399 police calls to the building last
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Convicted Cumberland County sex offender pleads guilty to child pornography charge

A registered sex offender from Bridgeton pleaded guilty last week to possession of child pornography. David Randles, 40, was arrested in April after a tip to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children received a tip that child pornography had been uploaded at a residence in Upper Deerfield, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announced at the time. Randles was charged with third-degree possession of child pornography and released on a summons. He pleaded guilty
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Atlantic City’s troubled Fox Manor to close Thursday

One of Atlantic City’s most troublesome hotels will be shuttered Thursday. The Fox Manor on Pacific Avenue must be vacated by noon, Director of Licensing and Inspections Dale Finch confirmed to BreakingAC. “We did what we had to do,” he said. “We’re going to continue to be aggressive with unfit rooming houses, and unfit hotels and motels that act like rooming houses.” Fox Manor has been plagued by drugs and violence, including a shooting in January
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Man accused in Stockton rapes facing criminal charge for Snapchat post

A Wildwood man being sued for allegedly raping two Stockton University students faces criminal charges related to one. Zachary Madle, 25, was charged in April with invasion of privacy for recording a sexual act without consent, court records show. But Madle didn’t even have consent for the sex itself, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court. A woman identified only as M.R. claims Madle — a bartender at the Flow House — brought alcohol
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Galloway woman used lies to prey on those who tried to help, police say

A Galloway woman is charged with theft by deception and harassment after she allegedly took advantage of an Egg Harbor Township family by pretending she was terminally ill, police said. Kiley White, 26, was on her way back to the victim’s residence Thursday, when she was arrested, Sgt. Cherie Burgan said. White had spent about five weeks staying at the home. She allegedly used similar tactics in the past in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania,
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Mays Landing man charged with attempting to lure girl, 11

A Mays Landing man is facing a luring charge after he allegedly tried to get an 11-year-old girl into his car. Hamilton Township police received a call Sunday saying that a man in a silver Subaru Forrester approached an 11-year-old girl as she was walking down the street, police said. The suspect asked the girl for her phone number and if she needed a ride. The girl then ran to a neighbor’s house, police said.
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