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Charges dismissed against man indicted twice in 2012 Mulllica killing

Charges have been dismissed against a man twice indicted for murder in the 2012 killing of a Mullica Township man. Michael Castro spent 16 months in jail after he was arrested in 2013, accused of killing John Kingsbury, 77, during an alleged robbery attempt at the man’s home. Castro was charged with murder, two counts of burglary, passing bad checks and weapons offenses. A defense motion to dismiss was set to be heard next week, but
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Fourth man arrested in deadly 2015 Absecon motel shootout

A fourth man has been arrested in a 2015 motel shootout that left two men dead and two others injured. Donnell Nicholas, 23, was arrested Tuesday morning at a home on the 300 block of Rosemont Avenue, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. He was one of two men wounded in a shooting at the Red Roof Inn in Absecon more than two years ago. Diante Owens, 22, of Pleasantville, and Gerald Alvarez, 22, of
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Atlantic City teen arrested with loaded gun

A teen was arrested with a handgun in Atlantic City on Sunday, after someone spotted him and called 911. The incident highlights a recent spate of citizen calls, and even action, that seems to show an improved relationship with law enforcement, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. The capture of a burglary suspect, a drug arrest and another gun arrest were all aided by calls from the community, Fair said. Even the capture of a suspect in
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Atlantic City man arrested in Mother’s Day killing

An Atlantic City man was arrested early Monday morning in the Mother’s Day killing of a local rapper. Keith Cundiff Jr., known as K-Miz, was found shot multiple times in the 800 block of North Maryland Avenue just before 3 p.m. Sunday. Cundiff, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation through the night led to the arrest of Lorin Wright, 31, inside a home on the 1000 block of Brights Court, Atlantic County
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Man shot and killed in Atlantic City on Mother’s Day

A man was shot and killed in Atlantic City’s Back Maryland section Sunday afternoon, police said. Keith Cundiff, 32, a local rapper known as K-Miz, was the victim, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced Monday, hours after an arrest was made. “This is the third homicide in the Maryland Avenue neighborhood in the past 14 days,” Tyner said Sunday night. “I am appalled at the callous disregard for human life. I urge every resident to work cooperatively
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Two injured in crash near high school

A man has been charged with drunken-driving after he crashed his vehicle near Atlantic City High School, and then left the scene with his passenger. Officers were called to Route 40 westbound for an overturned vehicle, and found the car had left the roadway, and struck a utility pole, breaking it in half, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. There was no one inside the vehicle, which was overturned. A search of the area found no one,
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Atlantic City man who sent sexual images to children gets 12 years in prison

An Atlantic City man accused of sending sexual images to children in eight states was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday, under a plea agreement. Sherman Miller, now 50, was already a convicted sex offender when he was arrested last year for sending sexually explicit images of himself from Atlantic City to a juvenile victim in Texas. After his arrest Feb. 4, 2016, further investigation found that Miller had sent children ranging from 9
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Three arrested in drug investigation targeting two Atlantic City residences

Two search warrants led to three arrests, drugs and a handgun Friday morning in Atlantic City. The Vice Unit and SWAT teams searched the Fox Manor Motel on Pacific Avenue and a residence in the 600 block of South Drive in the city’s Chelsea Heights section, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. The investigation was sparked by resident complaints of drug distribution in those areas. Isiah Fields, 19, and Chelsea Ritzel, 24, were arrested at Fox Manor. Fields
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Man convicted of Galloway sexual assault sentenced to 18 years in prison

A man convicted of the sexual assault of a Galloway Township inside her home was sentenced to 18 years in prison Friday. Patric Reed-Price, 28, was found guilty of sneaking into the home of the woman before 10 p.m. July 10, 2015, and waiting for her to come home. He then threatened the victim with a knife and sexually assaulted her. Police were called to the home for the report of a disturbance, and heard
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Member of ’72 Dolphins sentenced in A.C. assault

Henry Stuckey doesn’t talk much about his time in the NFL. Or his part as a backup during the Miami Dolphins’ perfect season in 1972. But it got brought up in court Friday as he was sentenced to three years’ probation for an assault in Atlantic City, where he has lived several years. Stuckey, 67, said he was in fear when he got into a struggle with William Jasper last July at the Baltic Plaza,
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