An Atlantic City police officer accused of beating his girlfriend is free pending trial after a judge refused to hold him without bail. Dayton Brown, 43, is charged with aggravated assault in the incident that caused the unnamed woman’s lung to collapse, according to the accusation. But the attack never happened, defense attorney John Zarych told the judge, painting a picture of a troubled woman known to be untruthful who had a pre-existing respiratory condition.
State Police have found the truck of a Cumberland County man charged with murder in his wife’s death. Jeremiah Monell, 32, of Cedarville, is accused of killing his wife in the Commercial Township home where she and their children lived. Tara O’Shea was found unconscious and unresponsive just after 8 a.m. Monday. Monell is charged in the killing. His blue 1994 Chevrolet S10 pickup was found in an area off Sawmill Road in Cedarville, State
Tara O’Shea begged the courts to let her get away from her abusive husband, but was not allowed to move out of state because they shared children, a friend said. Now, Jeremiah Monell is wanted for murder in his estranged wife’s death. State Police were called just after 8 a.m. Monday to the Commercial Township home O’Shea and her children shared on Raymond Drive, where they found the 36-year-old mother unconscious and unresponsive. Law enforcement