Atlantic City man charged in assault and robbery of 74-year-old woman

An Atlantic City man is charged in two violent robberies, including one in which he allegedly beat a 74-year-old woman. Jose R. Rivera, 50, was arrested Tuesday, after an investigation by Detective Sterling Wheaten. Rivera allegedly went into the Maytag Laundromat on South Florida Avenue armed with a screwdriver at about 7:20 a.m. Monday. He … Read moreAtlantic City man charged in assault and robbery of 74-year-old woman

EHT man arrested in five Pleasantville burglaries

An Egg Harbor Township man is free on an ankle bracelet after being charged with burglarizing four Pleasantville businesses and a private residence. Jesus Cotto, 22, is charged with 17 counts, including burglary, theft, criminal mischief and arson, Capt. Matt Hartman said. Detective James Searle spearheaded the investigation assisted by Detective Pablo Solorzano and Detective … Read moreEHT man arrested in five Pleasantville burglaries

Suspect in two Atlantic City armed robberies arrested, knife recovered

An Atlantic City officer chased down a robbery suspect and recovered the knife possibly used in the crimes Saturday. Officer Scott Sendrick tried to stop the man just before 8 p.m. Saturday, after seeing he matched the description of the man wanted in two armed robberies earlier this month, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. http://breakingac.com/atlantic-city-police-need-help-identifying-armed-robbery-suspect/ Jermaine … Read moreSuspect in two Atlantic City armed robberies arrested, knife recovered

Three teens allegedly robbed cabdriver, stole cab

Three teens were arrested in the carjacking of a cabdriver early Sunday morning. The three were picked up in Pleasantville and taken to Mays Landing, where they put a gun to the cabdriver’s head and demanded cash, the victim told Hamilton Township police. The victim ran from the vehicle and the three suspects fled in … Read moreThree teens allegedly robbed cabdriver, stole cab

Police see suspect in attempted robbery of Atlantic City store

Atlantic City police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who they say tried to rob a convenience store Monday. Officers responded to A.C. Convenience Store on the 4000 block of Ventnor Avenue at about 4:30 p.m. The clerk told police the suspect was a Hispanic male who entered the store wearing … Read morePolice see suspect in attempted robbery of Atlantic City store