Ocean City woman pleads guilty in drug-related death

An Ocean City woman pleaded guilty to the drug-related death of a man last year. Alissa Cunningham, 31, admitted she picked up heroin from a room at the Fox Manor in Atlantic City on June 2, 2017, and gave it to Jessica Downey. Downey then gave that heroin — stamped “King Kong” — to William … Read moreOcean City woman pleads guilty in drug-related death

Man who got mistrial in drug-related death, gets 11 years for possession

An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for drug possession Friday, after a jury was unable to decide whether he was responsible for a 2016 overdose death.Daniel Parrish’s long criminal history that has included arrests while out on pending charges allowed for an extended term in the drug case.Jurors in … Read moreMan who got mistrial in drug-related death, gets 11 years for possession

EHT man pleads guilty to causing 2016 fentanyl-related death

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 a raid at the Bayview Inn & Suites last August. He pleaded guilty Thursday to causing the April 22, 2016 overdose death of Adam O’Gara, 42, in Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced … Read moreEHT man pleads guilty to causing 2016 fentanyl-related death

Admitted leader of Atlantic County drug-trafficking ring released pending sentencing

An admitted leader of a drug-trafficking ring has been released on an ankle monitor pending sentencing. Ameer Stephens, 36, pleaded guilty last week to a leadership role in a heroin and cocaine ring that resulted in the seizure of more than a half-million dollars’ worth of drugs, including deadly fentanyl. He also admitted that he … Read moreAdmitted leader of Atlantic County drug-trafficking ring released pending sentencing

Opioid-fentanyl maker used every trick in the book’ to illegally push drug, N.J. suit alleges

The state filed a lawsuit Thursday against the maker of an opioid-fentanyl drug, calling the company’s conduct “nothing short of evil.” The four-count lawsuit filed in Middlesex County Superior Court charges that Insys Therapeutics Inc. engaged in a greed-driven campaign of consumer  fraud and submission of false claims to health insurers to increase the market … Read moreOpioid-fentanyl maker used every trick in the book’ to illegally push drug, N.J. suit alleges