Atlantic City sees crime decrease in first six months of the year


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Atlantic City saw a decrease in crime in the first six months of 2018. Uniform Crime Report statistics released by the department show a 27 percent drop in violent crime over the same time frame last year and property crime down by a third. The department is “very pleased” with the reduction, “however, we are not satisfied,” said police spokesman Sgt. Kevin Fair. “Now, more than ever, our fight against crime must start with our


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Bicyclist injured in EHT hit-and-run

Egg Harbor Township police are looking for a car that struck a bicyclist Wednesday and fled. Lynne Devivo, 43, of Egg Harbor Township, was riding her bicycle at 5:48 p.m., on the shoulder of Ocean Heights Avenue near Swift Drive when she was struck by a 2006-2009 Mercedes-Benz ML model that was gold or pewter in color, police said. The Mercedes fled the scene toward English Creek Avenue with passenger side damage, according to the
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Vineland man arrested in connection with investigation into woman’s killing

A Vineland man has been arrested in an investigation the killing of a woman whose remains were discovered in Cumberland County earlier this month, State Police said. Dennis Parrish, 52, was arrested Thursday at an Absecon hotel and is charged in the desecration and moving of Tonya Cook’s remains. Cook’s remains were found July 2 in Lawrence Township. No one has yet been charged in her killing. Parrish is being held at the Cumberland county
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Atlantic City loitering call leads to gun, drugs

An Atlantic City man was arrested On gun and drug charges after police searched a car he claimed wasn’t his. Officers Anthony Abrams and Alberto Valles were called to the 1300 block of Magellan Avenue at 7:10 p.m. for a group of men loitering and shooting dice, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. It was the second response within an hour, Fair said. The officers saw several men standing in front of a parked car. The group
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Lakewood man charged with sexual abuse of a child

A Lakewood man was arrested this weekend in the sexual assault of a child. Agileo Ramirez, 31, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated criminal sexual contact and sexual assault in the abuse that went on for the past two years, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato said Tuesday. The investigation began Friday, after suspicion about the abuse was reported to the Lakewood Police Department, Coronato said.  Ramirez was arrested Saturday, and is
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Atlantic City man arrested in stabbing

An Atlantic City man was arrested days after he allegedly stabbed another man during a fight. Bobby Barley, 57, was arrested over the weekend by Officers Val Loga and Jeffrey Hannon in the 1400 block of Memorial Avenue.  He had a knife concealed in his waistband at the time, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Barley is accused of cutting a man’s forehead and stabbing him with a box cutter during a physical altercation just before noon Thursday,
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Two women dead in Ventnor condomium

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the deaths of two women inside a Ventnor condominium. Ventnor police had been on the scene of the Vassar Square Condominiums since the morning, neighbors said. Two women were found inside an eighth-floor apartment in what Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said is believed to be an isolated incident. “It’s bizarre,” said a resident who did not want to be identified. “There’s lunatics everywhere.” He said the building
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Cape May man charged in robbery of Upper Township bank

A Cape May man is charged with robbing a bank after State Police said social media helped lead them to the suspect. Joseph Crandley, 39, is now in the Cape May County jail on robbery and theft charges. Crandley allegedly entered the TD Bank in Upper Township at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, and handed the teller a small, burlap bag with a note attached demanding a specific amount of cash, police said. The teller turned over
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Truck hits house in Tuckahoe, driver flees

A truck struck a home in Tuckahoe Wednesday morning, and then the driver fled. The crash happened about 11 a.m., with two tenants home at the time, but no one was injured, said Merry May, who owns the rental property. The pickup took out a pole and then crashed into the porch. The couple who rent the home were there at the time, with the wife just inside the front door, May told BreakingAC.  New
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Mays Landing teen charged with shooting gun into group in Pleasantville

A Mays Landing man is charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses after shooting into a group of people in Pleasantville earlier this month. Jullianni Nunez, 18, was arrested last Monday, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. Nunez is accused of firing a gun in the area of 1006 S. Main St. on June 7, Tyner said. He faces several aggravated assault charges along with charges of unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of
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