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Atlantic City man wanted after not showing up for sentencing in shoot-out

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
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Wanted suspect caught thanks to casino employee

A wanted male was spotted by an observant Resorts Hotel and Casino employee this morning leading to his arrest. Sharod Taylor, who was wanted by the Atlantic City Police Department, was seen inside Resorts this morning. The ACPD was contacted as Taylor was leaving the casino. Officer Joseph Bereheiko conducted a motor vehicle stop in the vehicle Taylor was in and took him into custody without incident. Taylor was wanted in a Jan. 25 shooting
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State Police seek man in attempted robbery at casino

State Police are trying to identify a man who allegedly tried to rob a  casino patron in October. The suspect allegedly pressed a hard object against the patron’s side at the Tropicana Casino Hotel on Oct. 25, claiming it was a knife, according to the report. The victim was able to push away, and the suspect fled, police said. He was captured on surveillance video. The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male, about 30
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Two arrested in shooting of man in casino valet area

Two men have been arrested in the shooting of a man inside a casino valet area. Xavier Smith, 25, was wounded in the shooting that started with a fight inside a club at The Quarter inside the Tropicana, police said. The battle re-ignited in the south tower’s valet area just after 2:40 a.m., said Sgt. Joe Iacovone, of the city’s Violent Crimes Unit. Police found shell casings at the scene, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Two
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