Atlantic County leading way in fighting human trafficking

Uriah Hannah was convicted of trying to lure teenage girls into prostitution. The Egg Harbor City girls were saved, but the case proved a turning point for Atlantic County Assistant Prosecutor Danielle Buckley, who learned a lot about the world of prostitution — and how those being sold for money are often victims. Buckley and the five-member … Read more Atlantic County leading way in fighting human trafficking

Ex-Atlantic City councilman gets six months in IRS fraud

A former Atlantic City councilman was sentenced to six months in prison for his part in a conspiracy to defraud the IRS of nearly $120,000.John Schultz, 74, also must serve six month of home confinement upon his release. Parole supervision will continue for an additional six months after that.He previously admitted in federal court that … Read more Ex-Atlantic City councilman gets six months in IRS fraud

ACPD shooting suspects appear in Superior Cou​rt

Police filled an Atlantic County Superior Courtroom on Tuesday afternoon,  as the two men accused in a shooting that critically wounded a young veteran made their first court appearances. Martel Chisolm, 29, and Demetris Cook, 28, face two counts of attempted murder, three counts of armed robbery and other offenses. They along with Jerome Damon, 29, allegedly were armed … Read more ACPD shooting suspects appear in Superior Cou​rt

Four men charged with felony murder in Absecon motel shooting that killed two

Four men have been charged with felony murder, and three other people charged with gun and drug possession in connection with the fatal shootings of two men inside an Absecon motel last year.Diante Owens, 22, of Pleasantville, and Gerald Alvarez, 22, of Mays Landing, were found inside a room at the Red Roof Inn just … Read more Four men charged with felony murder in Absecon motel shooting that killed two