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Atlantic City woman allegedly assaulted man for his pizza

An Atlantic City woman assaulted a man for his pizza, police said. Police were called to the beach block of Morris Avenue just after 2 a.m. Tuesday for the report of a man down on the ground from an assault. Officers Tyler Daily and Sean Pettit found the 60-year-old man with an injury to his head after being struck, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. A woman stole his pizza and fled, the man said. Witnesses were
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Resident’s complaint leads to drug arrest in Atlantic City

A Millville man who tried to bike away from police was arrested on drug charges Monday. Officers Ryan Kov and Justin Peyton were called to the beach block of Ocean Avenue just after 6 p.m., by a resident who said someone was selling drugs, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. As soon as the officers arrived, Derrick Jenkins got on his bike and rode away. But the bike did not have proper lights, so the officers stopped
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Mail carrier’s Facebook posts help state deliver fraud charges

A mail carrier’s Facebook photos delivered just enough evidence for fraud charges, Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced Monday. Robert McGeehan, 59, of Lower Township, was shown zip-lining and rappelling from rocks while out of work with a wrist injury. Now, he’s accused of stealing more than $75,000 in federal workers’ compensation benefits. McGeehan was injured in when he slipped on ice delivering mail in February 2008. That September, he underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair torn
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Appellate panel backs decision to try Atlantic City teen as adult

The decision to try an Atlantic City teen as an adult was backed by evidence, an appellate panel has ruled. Jamaal Campbell was just 17 when he was arrested June 22, 2013, with a .45-caliber semi-automatic handgun in his waistband, according to the charges. The gun was loaded with seven rounds, including one in the chamber ready to be fired, according to testimony at a four-day hearing where the judge decided to waive him up
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Buena double homicide victims identified

Two people killed in a shooting in Buena Borough early Saturday morning, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. The two have been identified as Damon Jones, 34, of Bridgeton, and Talisa Colon, 23, of Vineland. A 911 call made to police at 1:19 a.m. reported shots fired, and that someone may have been struck. Police arrived in the 408 Wheat Road to find the man and woman dead inside a vehicle. Their relationship to one
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Four handguns, Xanax found in Atlantic City storage unit

Four handguns and a lot of Xanax were found inside an Atlantic City storage unit, police said. Detective Darrin Lorady, who is assigned to the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force, led the investigation that resulted in a search of the unit at Clayton’s Self Storage on Absecon Boulevard, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Inside the unit, Lorady and Special Investigations detectives found four handguns, hollow-point ammunition, a large quantity of Xanax and narcotics paraphernalia, including scales
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Former Pleasantville Housing Authority manager gets probation in theft

A former Pleasantville Housing Authority manager was sentenced to probation Friday for stealing $826 meant for Atlantic City tenants — and a $9.39 toilet seat. Cheryl Bradshaw, 60, admitted in June that she cashed 13 checks from U.S. Housing and Urban Development meant to offset tenants’ utility costs. Bradshaw was arrested April 19, by detectives from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Official Corruption Unit. Under the plea agreement, Superior Court Judge Patricia Wild sentenced Bradshaw
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Man wanted in attempted shooting in Atlantic City

Atlantic City police are looking for a man who allegedly shot at another man during an argument just before 1 a.m. Monday. Terrell Holmes and another man were fighting in the 1500 block of Sewell Avenue when Holmes pulled out a handgun and fired it at the other man, police said. Holmes missed his target and ran, according to the report. No one was injured. A warrant has been issued for Holmes, 28, of Baltimore.
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Alleged Atlantic City drug deal leads to three arrests and a loaded handgun

A drug deal led to three arrests — and a gun — in Atlantic City on Friday. Sgt. Richard Andrews was conducting surveillance at about 10 a.m., sparked by calls from residents about drug dealing near a school bus stop in the 1800 block of Hummock Avenue, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Andrews saw Yusef Abdullah and Darla Smith make a drug transaction, according to the report. Andrews found Smith in possession of cocaine, and arrested
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Northfield police uncover alleged marijuana-manufacturing facility

Northfield police have arrested two men who were allegedly operating a marijuana-manufacturing facility out of a Second Avenue home. A three-month investigation started by Northfield Detective Sgt. Michael Buccafurni and Detective Geoffrey Bentz led to a warranted search Friday, where police found a hot press used for making marijuana candy and wax, along with equipment used to make liquid marijuana, according to the report. Officers also seized more than two pounds of raw marijuana, marijuana
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