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Convicted Atlantic City gang enforcer and accused murderer allegedly threatens lawyer in court

The convicted enforcer for an allegedly dangerous Atlantic City drug gang got into more trouble Tuesday when a judge accused him of threatening his lawyer. Malik Derry, now 26, is already serving life in prison for his part in Dirty Blok, a drug-trafficking gang that once ruled Atlantic City’s Stanley Holmes Village and surround neighborhoods. But he still faces trial in the Feb. 10, 2013, killing of Tyquinn James, 25, who was shot and killed
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Pedestrian fatally struck in Lakewood

A Lakewood man was struck and killed Thursday night. Perets Schinerman, 61, was just east of the Hillside Boulevard crosswalk when he was struck by Michael Wood Jr., 30, of Lakehurst, police said. Wood was traveling east on Route 528 at about 7:45 p.m., according to the report. Schinerman was pronounced dead at 8:11 p.m. No summonses have been issued at this time. As part of the investigation, blood tests will be done along with
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Driver killed in Hamilton Township crash identified

A Portsmouth, Virginia man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to Route 40 and Cantillion Boulevard at 12:22 p.m. for a crash between a tractor-trailer and a car, police said. Frank Alibrando, 56, of Brick, was heading east on Route 40 driving a 2015 International tractor-trailer when the driver of a Toyota sedan traveling west crossed the center line and struck Alibrando’s truck, according to an investigation. The driver of
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Authorities looking for other occupant of car after man found fatally shot

Investigators are looking for someone seen leaving a vehicle found in Bridgeton with a man shot dead inside. Miguel Lopez, 53, was found dead inside a vehicle after it crashed into trees on the 300 block of Spruce Street in Bridgeton on Sunday. Officers called to the scene at about 8:30 a.m. found the victim had been shot, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said. Detectives from her office, along with Bridgeton police are looking for
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Atlantic City woman’s death ruled homicide

The death of a 23-year-old Atlantic City woman has been ruled a homicide. Jacqueline Hoyle was found dead inside her home on the 300 block of North Tennessee Avenue before 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. An autopsy Thursday determine the cause of death was from a single gunshot wound. No further details have been released. Anyone with information should call Major Crimes at 609-909-7666 or Atlantic City police at 609-347-5766. Information may also be texted anonymously
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Cumberland County man wanted in killing of estranged wife

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
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