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Man arrested in EHC shooting also charged in shooting in casino valet area

One of three men arrested in an Egg Harbor City shooting is also charged in a shooting inside an Atlantic City casino valet area. Jonnattan Lopez — also known as J-roc — was arrested in Atlantic City on Wednesday. He is one of three men charged in connection with a May 18 gunfight at the Philadelphia Village Apartments in Egg Harbor City. No one was injured, but several buildings were damaged, and bullets narrowly missed
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Alleged leader of Atlantic County drug- and gun-trafficking ring will be held pending trial

An Egg Harbor City man who faces life in prison as the alleged leader of a drug- and gun-trafficking network will be held pending trial, a judge ruled during a detention hearing Tuesday. Kenneth Burrell, 39, was one of 16 people arrested last week in a multi-agency investigation that led to the seizure of 21 firearms, more than 10,000 bags of heroin and fentanyl, and 10 ounces of cocaine. Under the new bail reform, the
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Egg Harbor City family says kids traumatized by accidental raid

One Egg Harbor City family says they were terrified when they found themselves in the middle of a multi-agency raid early Thursday morning. Sixteen people were arrested for trafficking drugs and guns in several raids last week. But when officers descended on a home on Cincinnati Avenue, they were one house off, according to the residents who wound up with guns pointed at them before police realized they were at the wrong home. Carla Weldon,
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16 arrested in trafficking of guns and drugs in Atlantic County

Investigators seized 21 firearms, more than 10,000 bags of heroin in fentanyl and 10 ounces of cocaine in a two-month investigation that resulted in 16 arrests of Atlantic County residents. Kenneth Burrell, 39, of Egg Harbor City, allegedly led the organization, which trafficked illegal drugs and firearms in Pleasantville and Egg Harbor City. He was arrested in another drug raid in 2015, just six months after he was released from a prison, where he served 2½
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