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Corrections officer allegedly smuggled drugs, cell phones into Atlantic County jail

A corrections officer at the Atlantic County Justice Facility is accused of smuggling drugs and cell phones into the jail.Luis Mercado, 25, of Galloway Township, allegedly made thousands of dollars for bringing in contraband, according to the affidavit of probable cause.He was charged with official misconduct after a joint investigation over several months found he … Read more Corrections officer allegedly smuggled drugs, cell phones into Atlantic County jail

Video shows Atlantic City officers rescue suicidal man

A man threatening to jump from a parking garage was rescued by Atlantic City police Wednesday night.The incident captured on police body cameras ended with Officer Eric Knuttel telling the distraught man he loved him and that they would make sure everything was alright.“Knowing where he was and the dangers of just being up there … Read more Video shows Atlantic City officers rescue suicidal man

Alleged robber unlikely to face homicide charge in fatal Atlantic City stabbing

A Burlington County man jailed for robbery in a fatal stabbing likely will not face charges in the killing, according to the state.Jaheel Ryan, 27, allegedly pulled a knife during an altercation with three men in Atlantic City.Two were wounded, with Anthony Warfield dying at the hospital.Ryan allegedly removed items from the Warfield’s pockets, after … Read more Alleged robber unlikely to face homicide charge in fatal Atlantic City stabbing