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Atlantic City man arrested with stolen gun and drugs, police say

An Atlantic City man was arrested with a stolen gun and drugs during a surveillance operation Thursday, police said. Omar Morgan, 25, was seen making a drug deal as police watched the area of Tennessee and Atlantic avenues as the result of residence and business owners complaining about illegal drug activity, Sgt. Paul Aristizabal said. … Read more

Atlantic County inmate faces new charges of beating teen girl unconscious

An Atlantic County inmate accused in the brutal attack of another inmate is now accused of beating a teenage girl unconscious. Shakur Aabid, 28, was ordered held this week in the assault of an underage girl inside an Atlantic City business earlier this year. Aabid already faces attempted murder charges in the Sept. 13 attack … Read more

Police investigating ‘potential incident’ at Vineland school

Police are investigating a potential incident at one of Vineland’s public schools, police said. “We are investigating a potential incident at one of the Vineland Public Schools,” the department said in a release. “We take every report seriously and investigate every incident fully with the support of the Vineland Public Schools.” They did not indicate … Read more

Inmate killed inside Cumberland County prison

The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the killing of a Bayside State prisoner. Martin Sanchez, 41, was found unresponsive and injured inside his cell at about 7:11 p.m. Nov. 21, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said Wednesday. He appeared to have suffered from blunt-force trauma, according to the report. Sanchez was later pronounced dead. … Read more