Man sentenced to 14 years in two drug-related deaths

An admitted drug dealer was sentenced to 14 years in prison Friday in the drug-related deaths to two Atlantic County men.Jonathan Porter, 27, must serve at least 85 percent of his sentence under the No Early Release Act.The Trenton man admitted in November that he sold fentanyl or heroin to Tuan Tran on Sept. 23, … Read moreMan sentenced to 14 years in two drug-related deaths

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

Stockton offers Recovery Court graduate road back to education

Luana Cordeiro was just a week away from graduating Kean University in 2009. That’s when the then-struggling addict got swallowed in a haze of heroin and cocaine. She missed her finals and didn’t graduate. Mourning what she lost, she slipped further into her addiction, spending time in and out of rehabs and jail. But on … Read moreStockton offers Recovery Court graduate road back to education

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 Tuesday.An investigation … Read moreEHT man pleads guilty to causing 2016 fentanyl-related death