Hamilton Township police are looking for a man wanted for allegedly shooting at a person during an altercation. Steven Banks, 28, of Mays Landing, allegedly filed multiple shots from a handgun as the victim was driving away on the first block of Farragut Avenue on Monday, police said. The vehicle was struck by gunfire, but the intended target was not hit but did receive medical attention for injuries from broken glass, according to the report.
An Atlantic City who admitted to firing a gun during a 2016 shoot-out inside an Atlantic City casino hotel is now on the run, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. Taquay Dunston, now 21, was set to be sentenced April 13 on charges including aggravated assault and weapons charges. He faced a sentence of 11 years with six years of parole ineligibility. But failed to appear at his sentencing after bailing out following his plea
A Hamilton Township man is wanted on drugs and weapons charges after searches of two homes in the township led to drugs, guns and high-capacity ammunition, the prosecutor said. Shawn Cunningham was distributing heroin and fentanyl thoughout the Atlantic County, Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. On April 2, 2018, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs Guns and Narcotics Unit, Hamilton Township Police Department and the Atlantic County Regional SWAT Team executed two search warrants in Hamilton
Hamilton Township police have identified two suspects accused of shoplifting thousands of dollars in merchandise from area stores thanks to the public. The pair were shown in surveillance photos released Monday, asking for the public’s help. They have now been identified as Deneen Middleman, 45, with a last known address in Brooklawn, and Joshua Lovett, 37, whose last known address was in Camden. The two are suspects in a string of shoplifting incidents at several
State Police are trying to identify a group of juveniles who damaged construction equipment in Buena Vista Township last month. Surveillance video released Monday shows four boys and one girl climbing onto the excavator at Hanson Aggregates on Unexpected Road. They also are seen throwing stones at the windows, which caused about $1,000 in damage, State Police said. The incident happened at about 2:36 p.m. Feb. 17. Anyone with information is asked to call Trooper
One of two Atlantic City men indicted in a deadly robbery is still wanted by police. Deshawn Dawkins, 27, was found dead Aug. 27, around 8 S. Virginia Ave. Bashawn Whitted-Scott, 25, and Brian Richardson, 26, were indicted this week on charges of felony murder, armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and weapons offenses. Richardson, who also was indicted for possession of a weapon by a convicted person is a fugitive. Whitted-Scott has been in
The Galloway Township Police Department is tryiing to identify two people wanted in a theft investigation. Stills photos from video taken at 10:50 a.m. Saturday morning shows a man and woman on the unidentified property. The pair are suspects in a trespassing and theft investigation, police said. Anyone with information about the individuals is asked to call Officer Timothy Giberson at 609-652-3705, ext 5112.
Galloway Township police are asking for the public’s help. They are hoping to learn the identities of a man and woman pictured in a photo. It’s part of an investigation, but police did not release any details. If anyone has any information, they are asked to call Officer Dominic Fabrizio at 609-652-3705, ext. 5103 or Atlantic County Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234.
Police are still looking for a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit card. The woman, who used the card to buy food and alcohol from a Galloway Township establishment is also a person of interest in the theft of a car. The car and a purse that had the card in it were stolen from the Toys R Us parking lot last week. The car has been recovered, but no arrests have been made.
Egg Harbor Township police are looking for a suspect who stole marijuana plants during a burglary of the Compassionate Care Foundation. The medical marijuana facility in the township’s Farmington section was burglarized just before 3:30 a.m. Dec. 18, Detective Sgt. Michael Finnerty said. Police were called to the area when a burglar alarm was set off. Patrol officers found the man forced his way in through one of the exterior doors, according to the report.