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Charges dismissed against man indicted twice in 2012 Mulllica killing

Charges have been dismissed against a man twice indicted for murder in the 2012 killing of a Mullica Township man. Michael Castro spent 16 months in jail after he was arrested in 2013, accused of killing John Kingsbury, 77, during an alleged robbery attempt at the man’s home. Castro was charged with murder, two counts of burglary, passing bad checks and weapons offenses. A defense motion to dismiss was set to be heard next week, but
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Atlantic City man arrested in Mother’s Day killing

An Atlantic City man was arrested early Monday morning in the Mother’s Day killing of a local rapper. Keith Cundiff Jr., known as K-Miz, was found shot multiple times in the 800 block of North Maryland Avenue just before 3 p.m. Sunday. Cundiff, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation through the night led to the arrest of Lorin Wright, 31, inside a home on the 1000 block of Brights Court, Atlantic County
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Man shot and killed in Atlantic City on Mother’s Day

A man was shot and killed in Atlantic City’s Back Maryland section Sunday afternoon, police said. Keith Cundiff, 32, a local rapper known as K-Miz, was the victim, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced Monday, hours after an arrest was made. “This is the third homicide in the Maryland Avenue neighborhood in the past 14 days,” Tyner said Sunday night. “I am appalled at the callous disregard for human life. I urge every resident to work cooperatively
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Man killed in Atlantic City

A 31-year-old man was shot and killed in Atlantic City on Friday night. He was identified Monday as David Blackwell Jr. The shooting happened outside the Barclay Arms Apartments in the city’s Back Maryland section at about 10:15 p.m., police said. The victim was found unconscious. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:45 p.m., Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. The city’s Violent Crimes Unit and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit were called
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Man wounded in Pleasantville shooting

Pleasantville police are investigating a shooting that wounded a 24-year-old Tuckerton man Friday afternoon. Marven Barreau, was shot while driving on Doughty Road at about 4 p.m., Capt. Matt Hartman said. He then crashed into a pole near Portland Avenue. Barreau suffered a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. He was treated at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, and released. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 609-641-6100.
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Toms River officers cleared in shooting that wounded man

​Toms River police were justified in wounding a suspect who is accused of pulling a handgun on them in July, according to the Attorney General’s Office. The decision confirms the findings of Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato. The case will not be presented to a grad jury. According to the prosecutor: On July 7, 2016, Timothy Sauers pulled a dark colored handgun on three Toms River Police Officers during a motor vehicle stop in the
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Man wounded in Atlantic City shooting, two sought

Atlantic City police are looking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in a shooting and identifying his co-conspirator. The shooting happened on Iowa Avenue near Pacific Avenue, just across from the Tropicana at about 2:30 a.m. An investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit led to charges being filed against Bryan Miranda. 23, of Atlantic City. Police are also trying to identify Miranda’s alleged co-conspirator, who is seen in surveillance video. Stills of
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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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Three charged in Atlantic City shooting that wounded two

The Atlantic City Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit concluded a three week long investigation into the shooting of two males that occurred on March 1, 2017. As a result, three suspects have been arrested and one handgun recovered. At 4:20 am, patrol officers responded to a ShotSpotter Alert and multiple 911 calls reporting gunfire in the 2500 block of Pacific Avenue. Officers arrived to find two males who had sustained gunshot wounds. Bilal Freeman, a
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Atlantic City native killed in Atlanta shooting

An Atlantic City native was shot and killed while trying to break up a fight in Georgia, according to police. Ernest Tyrrell Bing, 40, was shot at about 11:45 p.m. Friday at a Texaco gas and food mart in Clarkston, Georgia, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Bing, who was living in Alpharetta, Georgia, was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died. Another patron not involved in the fight was shot in the
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