EHT man pleads guilty to causing 2016 fentanyl-related death

An Egg Harbor Township man has pleaded guilty to causing a 2016 overdose death. Jamal Campos, 26, was arrested during at raid at the Bayview Inn & Suites last August. He pleaded guilty Thursday to causing the April 22, 2016 overdose death of Adam O’Gara in Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced … Read moreEHT man pleads guilty to causing 2016 fentanyl-related death

Mays Landing man arrested on drug and gun charges

A Mays Landing man was arrested on drug and gun charges after a motor vehicle stop Saturday night. Officer Ronald Gorneau stopped the car after multiple traffic violations, police said. Rashon Purnell, 29, pulled over behind the Holiday Inn Express Absecon just after 5 p.m., then ran, according to the report. Gorneau caught up with … Read moreMays Landing man arrested on drug and gun charges

Men indicted for bringing $1 million worth of heroin into Atlantic City

Three men accused of bringing more than $1 million worth of drugs into Atlantic City were indicted by a grand jury Wednesday. Edwin Gomez, Steven Torres and Steven Rodriguez were arrested after an investigation by the Atlantic City Task Force last summer found they were bringing about 3½ kilograms of heroin into the city. Torres, … Read moreMen indicted for bringing $1 million worth of heroin into Atlantic City

Four charged as part of FBI investigation in Pleasantville

Four people were arrested after a two-month investigation into prostitution, gun and drug activity at a Pleasantville hotel. The FBI Child Exploitation Task and Pleasantville police searched two rooms Wednesday at Homestead Lodge on the Black Horse Pike. Henry Lovest, 41, was charged with unlawful possession of a stolen firearm, certain person not to possess a … Read moreFour charged as part of FBI investigation in Pleasantville

Third Atlantic County man ordered detained in alleged gang-run gun and drugs case

A third Atlantic County man has been ordered held pending trial in a 97-count guns and drugs case allegedly tied to a local street gang. Tariq Tucker, 26, of Mays Landing, will stay in the Atlantic County Justice Facility until the case is resolved, Superior Court Judge Rodney Cunningham ruled in granting the state’s motion … Read moreThird Atlantic County man ordered detained in alleged gang-run gun and drugs case