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Thursday 07/28/2016
Absecon TD Bank robbed Thursday afternoon

ABSECON— The TD Bank on the White Horse Pike was robbed this afternoon, police said.

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Pleasantville police arrest two men with drugs and gun

PLEASANTVILLE- Police here arrested two men this week on weapons and drug charges.

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Saturday 07/23/2016
Police seek public's help in locating suspect in two A.C. shootings

ATLANTIC CITY – Police here are looking for a city resident they charged in connection with two shootings in the Marina District.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
NJ Supreme Court sides with Castellani, ends three year case

The Linwood man whose arrest made national headlines in 2013 has seen his three-year long case come to an end with a New Jersey Supreme Court decision in his favor.

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Atlantic City shooting suspect arrested

Atlantic City police on Monday night arrested a man suspected in the June shooting of an 18-year-old city resident.

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Tuesday 07/12/2016
Atlantic City police unveil crimefighting initiatives for Marina District

ATLANTIC CITY — Crime-fighting initiatives unveiled Tuesday to Marina District residents included police foot patrols, increased lighting, a new police surveillance center and the installation of surveillance cameras.

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Atlantic City Police to start foot patrols in Marina District

ATLANTIC CITY- Police officers will begin foot patrols in the city's Marina District, which includes Back Maryland after two fatal shootings in a matter of days last week

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Monday 07/11/2016
AC police charge two in drug-distribution, possession

ATLANTIC CITY -- City police charged a Pleasantville man Friday with distributing narcotics after officers allegedly observed a drug transaction.

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AC church holds prayer service for slain grandmother

ATLANTIC CITY – Dozens of parishioners at Resurrection New Covenant Church led a prayer vigil Monday for Shavonne McKee, a 37-year-old grandmother who was shot to death July 3 at a home on Virginia Avenue.

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41 charged in major Atlantic County drug bust

Authorities seized 20,000 bags of heroin and charged 41 people in connection with a network that trafficked powerful drugs throughout Atlantic County, prosecutors said Friday.

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Thursday 07/07/2016
Hudson County man gets 5 years in Wildwood Crest mortgage fraud

A Hudson County man was sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a $13 million mortgage-fraud scheme in Wildwood and Wildwood Crest.

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Pleasantville police promote three officers

PLEASANTVILLE- Three police officers have been promoted in the city's police department, following the retirement last week of a police captain. 

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Wednesday 07/06/2016
Middle police arrest man wanted for vehicular manslaughter in Florida

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Police who responded to a disturbance on Bayview Road arrested a man wanted in Florida for vehicular manslaughter.

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North Wildwood flag that draped Vietnam sailor's casket stolen July 4

NORTH WILDWOOD — Tom Corcoran hopes the person who stole the American flag flying outside his summer home over Independence Day will show some remorse and return it.

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Atlantic City shooting victim was mother of three

ATLANTIC CITY — A woman shot to death during the weekend was identified Tuesday as the mother of three children who grew up in the resort.

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Tuesday 07/05/2016
North Wildwood woman charged with forgery

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Police have charged a North Wildwood woman with forgery after she allegedly attempted to deceive Social Services, Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor said Tuesday.

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Ocean View man faces child pornography charges

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Anonymous tips led to the arrest of a 60-year-old Dennis Township man, who has been charged with possession and distribution of child pornography, the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office said.

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Two charged in stabbings of workers at Mullica farm

MULLICA TOWNSHIP — Two farmworkers were stabbed multiple times Sunday at a migrant camp at a farm on Moss Mill Road and two others were arrested, police said.

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Woman shot and killed in Atlantic City Sunday night

A 37-year-old woman was shot and killed Sunday night in Atlantic City, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

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Saturday 07/02/2016
Crash injures seven, closes Cape bridge for hours

LOWER TOWNSHIP – A four-car accident closed the main entrance to Cape Island on Friday.

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Friday 07/01/2016
Two AC men arrested in Galloway after being found with stolen handgun, heroin

Two Atlantic City residents were arrested at 1 p.m. Friday in Smithville after police say they found them with a stolen handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets, 155 bags of heroin and over $1,000 in cash.

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Two Atlantic City firefighters arrested for buying imitation heroin at work

Two Atlantic City firefighters were arrested for buying what they believed to be heroin outside a city firehouse, officials have confirmed.

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Thursday 06/30/2016
Pleasantville teen arrested in brutal carjacking of 82-year-old

State police arrested a 15-year-old Pleasantville teen who allegedly beat an 82-year-old woman and stole the car she was sitting in.

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
Tip leads Atlantic City police to suspect in fatal Pleasantville kidnapping

The last of four men charged in a fatal kidnapping in Pleasantville has been arrested after a car chase by Atlantic City police that ended in Absecon.

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Monday 06/27/2016
White House invites Middle's Leusner to national forum on policing

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Police Chief Christopher Leusner will attend a briefing on 21st century policing next month at the White House.

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