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Ex-Pleasantville Housing Authority manager admits stealing money

A former Pleasantville Housing Authority manager admitted this week that she stole money intended for tenants in Atlantic City. Cheryl Bradshaw, 60, of Atlantic City, was arrested in April on charges of official misconduct and theft by failure to make required disposition of property received. She pleaded guilty Monday to keeping 13 U.S. Housing and Urban Development checks meant to offset utility costs for nine tenants of the Barlinvis Apartments in Atlantic City, Atlantic County
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Kauffman attorney awaiting appeal decision in weapons case

The attorney for an Egg Harbor Township doctor jailed on weapons offenses is awaiting news after filing an appeal last week. Dr. James Kauffman was arrested at his Ocean Heights Avenue office after he pulled a gun June 13, when investigators came with a search warrant to seize evidence in an ongoing investigation into medical fraud, according to the warrant. At least one of the warrants also mentions “a homicide,” attorney Ed Jacobs said. That
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Pleasantville police investigating shooting that wounded man

A Pleasantville man was wounded in an early morning shooting Wednesday. Denzell Davenport, 24, was found shot at 301 W. Delilah Road at about 1:15 a.m., Capt. Matt Hartman said. Davenport was taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus with a gunshot wound to the foot, Hartman said. The department’s Violent Crimes Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call police 609-641-6100.
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Man arrested after gunshots fired at car in Atlantic City

Atlantic City police arrested a Gloucester County man who allegedly fired a gun early Wednesday morning. The ShotSpotter audio gunshot-detection system alerted police to the 3100 block of Fairmont Avenue at 4:35 a.m., Sgt. Kevin Fair said. A 55-year-old city resident told police he was driving down the street when a man shot at his car, striking it several times, according to the report. There was damage to the car and evidence in the street
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Teen arrested in attack on elderly woman in Atlantic City

An Atlantic City teen allegedly threw an elderly woman to the ground and robbed her this week. The 16-year-old was arrested Tuesday, after he was identified through a flyer with his picture on it from surveillance footage, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. The unnamed woman was attacked at about 6:20 a.m. Monday, in the area of Columbia Place and the Boardwalk, according to the report. Officers in the city’s Surveillance Center began reviewing footage from the
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More details come out as more indicted in deadly expressway shootout

More details have been released about an argument that began in the Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse and ended with a deadly shootout between three cars on the Atlantic City Expressway last summer. In announcing the indictment of three more men in the case, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner also gave some insight into the case, which is rooted in gang activity. Anthony Hicks, Wilbert Demosthenes and Devan Leggette were indicted on a dozen charges each
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Atlantic City firefighter dies after being struck by train

An Atlantic City firefighter fatally struck by a train Monday dedicated his life to protecting the city, his chief said. Albert Mallen Jr., 45, of Egg Harbor Township, was fatally hit by the Atlantic City Rail Line headed from Atlantic City to Philadelphia, NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith said. “Our department mourns the loss of a brother, a friend and a hero,” Fire Chief Scott Evans said of the 19-year veteran. The train left Atlantic
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Three injured in one-car Hamilton crash

Three people were injured and traffic delayed for several hours due to a one-car crash Monday evening. The 2015 Dodge Dart was heading south on Grand Avenue after 5 p.m. when it left the road near Reega Avenue, striking several trees. An 18-year-old passenger had to be airlifted to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus. Two juvenile passengers were treated at the scene and taken to the city hospital. The juvenile occupants in the front
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Alleged expressway shooter ordered detained until trial

An Atlantic City man charged with four counts of attempted murder while already jailed on a similar charge was denied release Monday. Superior Court Judge Michael Blee found there was no amount of bail or restrictions that would make it safe to release Devan Leggette. The 21-year-old man is accused of wounding four people — including a teenager — during a shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway last year. He was just charged with attempted
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Buena teacher admits having sexual relationship with student

A Folsom man admitted to having a sexual relationship with a female student at Buena Regional High School. William Jacobs, 33, pleaded guilty to official misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child in his relationship with the 17-year-old girl, who was a student at the school. Jacobs is expected to be sentenced to five years in prison when he is sentenced Sept. 8, before Judge Michael Blee. He would have to serve two years before
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