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Driver in deadly Pleasantville shooting sentenced to 12 years

A Pleasantville man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison in connection with a 2016 homicide. Robert Terrell, 33, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder for the Sept. 10, 2016, killing of Rasheed “Omar” Hines at the intersection of Merrion and Linden avenues in Pleasantville. Terrell admitted to driving the man who gunned down Hines as the victim rode his bike, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. But Terrell has refused to name
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Atlantic City man accused in homicide was defending himself, attorney says

Howard Cassell was ordered detained in fatal shooting A man accused in a fatal shooting was being hunted by two men looking to harm him, his attorney said during a detention hearing Tuesday. Video captured the altercation just after 11 a.m. March 12 outside A.C. Linen, where Howard Cassell works, showing two men attack him, defense attorney Steve Scheffler told the judge. “It wasn’t a fistfight,” Scheffler said. “Two people attacked him.” A gun Cassell
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Mays Landing man detained in shooting that killed one, injured three

A Mays Landing man was ordered detained Tuesday in a shooting that killed one man and wounded several others. Matthew Gonzalez, 27, is charged with murder, attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault in the Sept. 24 shooting during a fight at the Brandywood Apartment Complex in Hamilton Township, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. Police were called to the scene at about 5:30 p.m., for the report of shots fired and several victims.
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Atlantic City man charged in killing near A.C. Linen

An Atlantic City man is charged in the fatal shooting of a man Monday. Howard Cassell, 30, is jailed on charges of reckless manslaughter, along with weapons offenses in the killing of Da’quan Montague. Montague, 23, of Atlantic City, was shot near A.C. Linen in the area of 18 N. New Jersey Ave., Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said Saturday. Cassell is in the Atlantic County Justice Facility. A detention hearing is set for Tuesday.
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‘He Did Not Deserve What Happened To Him’: Loved Ones Mourn Atlantic City Man

Da’quan Montague, 21, died in a shooting Monday Da’quan Montague was always there when anyone needed him with a helping hand and a smile that lit up a room, friends say. The 21-year-old Atlantic City man had been looking for a job when he was fatally shot Monday morning on North Delaware Avenue. “He really wanted to get his life on track,” said the Rev. Odinga Maddox, coordinator of the Pleasantville-based Youth Corps of Atlantic
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Man killed in shooting near AC Linen

An Atlantic City man was killed in a shooting near AC Linen in Atlantic City late Monday morning. Da’quan Montague, 23, was shot in the first block of North Delaware Avenue just after 11 a.m. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office released his identity Monday night, after next of kin had been notified. He died of a gunshot wound. It was the city’s first homicide of the year. Anyone with information is asked to called police
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EHT man ordered held pending trial in killing of Atlantic City man

  Surveillance videos, a  burner phone and a “Not Guilty” sweatshirt allegedly tie an Egg Harbor Township man to murder, according to information presented in court Thursday. Troy Demby, 36, is accused of killing Raphael Terrigino who was found fatally shot inside his car parked on a street in Pleasantville. Demby allegedly set up a meeting at the spot on Stenton Place at about 9:30 p.m. Feb. 1, and a cell phone puts Demby at
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Egg Harbor Township man charged in Pleasantville killing

An Egg Harbor Township man is charged with murder in the shooting of an Atlantic City man earlier this month. Troy Demby, 36, is accused of shooting Raphael Terrigino, who was found Feb. 2, fatally shot inside his car, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. The charges indicated Demby — a convicted robber — killed Terrigino during a robbery. Demby is charged with robbery and felony murder — a killing that occurs during the commission
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Hamilton Township homicide victim identified

A Hamilton Township man has been identified as the victim of Thursday’s shooting at the Hardings Run II development in Mays Landing. Morris S. Joyce II, 36, was shot to death and found Thursday morning after Hamilton Township police were called to Winterbury Drive at about 10 a.m., for a report of shots fired. Investigators from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and Hamilton Township Police are continuing to investigate the homicide., Prosecutor Damon
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Pleasantville homicide victim was devoted father

An Atlantic City man has been identified as Pleasantville’s latest homicide victim, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced Saturday. Raphael Terrigino, 30, was found dead inside his car on Stenton Place after Pleasantville police were called at about 7:45 a.m. Friday. The cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head, according to the autopsy. Terrigino leaves behind a 2-year-old daughter who he doted on. “He did what he had to do for our
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