Pleasantville man accused in vicious beating of woman ordered detained

A Pleasantville man accused of beating a former girlfriend unconscious while threatening to kill her will stay jailed, a judge ruled Monday. Marc Evangelista, 42, has a history of domestic violence, including two restraining orders against him from two different women, Assistant Prosecutor Matt Feldman told Judge Jeffrey Waldman. He was already on pre-trial monitoring … Read morePleasantville man accused in vicious beating of woman ordered detained

Pleasantville man allegedly ran from police and threw loaded gun

A Pleasantville man was arrested after he allegedly ran from police and threw a handgun. Steven Young Jr., who was wanted on warrants, was spotted by Atlantic City Officers Valmir Loga and Jeffrey Hannon at 2:18 p.m. Wednesday at South Carolina and Baltic avenues, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. The two recognized him as being wanted … Read morePleasantville man allegedly ran from police and threw loaded gun

Pleasantville man who allegedly ripped baton from A.C. officer’s belt will have detention hearing

A Pleasantville man who allegedly assaulted Atlantic City officers twice in the past three months will have a detention hearing next week. Jalial Whitted, 33, had his first appearance in court Thursday on charges he ripped an Atlantic City police officer’s baton from his belt, breaking the weapon. Police had to use a taser Tuesday … Read morePleasantville man who allegedly ripped baton from A.C. officer’s belt will have detention hearing

Pleasantville family who lost everything in fire finds community’s generosity

The Ortegas started the week with a devastating loss. But it ended with them finding how deep the area’s generosity goes. An accidental fire at the home on South Second Street last Sunday took all of their belongings, including Christmas presents that had yet to be given. Since then, the community has come out with … Read morePleasantville family who lost everything in fire finds community’s generosity

Sunday Special: Helping those hit by hurricanes

Sunday Special is a new weekly feature by BreakingAC that will take a look at those doing good in and from our area. If you know someone who deserves attention, email lyndacohen@breakingac.com with the subject: Sunday Special. Atlantic City native brings help home to Houston Qaadir Williams was stuck in Atlantic City when Harvey hit … Read moreSunday Special: Helping those hit by hurricanes