Archive for March 17, 2023
Atlantic City councilman charged in voter, unemployment fraud
An Atlantic City councilman allegedly falsified voter registrations and then lied to the FBI about interactions about it. MD Hossain Morshed , 49, is also accused of submitting false unemployment benefits claims of more than $39,000 with the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development, U.S. Attorney Phillip Sellinger announced after 6 p.m. Friday. He…Read More
Vehicle crashes into parked cars, building in A.C.
An Atlantic City driver crashed into two parked vehicles before coming to rest inside an unoccupied building Friday afternoon. Police were called to the 2300 block of Arctic Avenue. They found that the 45-year-old driver was traveling east when he lost control and left the roadway, BreakingAC has learned. An occupant of one of the…Read More
EHT fugitive in shoplifting, officer assault is arrested in A.C.
A Pleasantville man who allegedly injured an Egg Harbor Township officer as he fled a shoplifting in January has been arrested. Anthony Colon, 30, was identified as a shoplifter by employees Jan. 15, at the CVS on Tilton Road. When Sgt. Brett Fair tried to confront him, Colon ran to his still-running vehicle, according to…Read More
Mercer County man killed in Atlantic City
A man was fatally shot in Atlantic City on Thursday night, the Atlantic County prosecutor announced Friday. Police were called to the first block of South Texas Avenue at about 10:40 p.m. for reports of a shooting, Prosecutor William Reynolds said. Officers located James Square suffering from gunshot wounds, according to the report. Square, 29,…Read More
EHT man released three months after sentencing in drugs, gun parts case
An Egg Harbor Township man has been released from prison three months after being sentenced to four years in prison on a drug and gun case. Neal Garrity, 34, was sentenced four years in prison in December, after pleading guilty to intent to distribute fentanyl and unlawfully possession parts for a so-called “ghost gun,” along…Read More