Taquay Dunston


Taquay Dunston, 20, of Atlantic City, was indicted by an Atlantic County grand jury on June 12 and remains a fugitive, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

A 20-year-old Atlantic City man indicted on bail-jumping charges was arrested Friday afternoon, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said.

An Atlantic County grand jury handed up an indictment against Taquay Dunston on June 12 on third-degree bail jumping. Dunston was scheduled to be sentenced April 13 and remained a fugitive.

Dunston, along with four other men, pleaded guilty Feb. 21 in a gang-related 2016 shooting at on the 47th floor of Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort. Dunston specifically pleaded guilty to second-degree aggravated assault, second-degree possession of a handgun for unlawful purposes and fourth-degree aggravated assault by pointing a firearm. He was subject to an agreement to serve consecutive terms totaling 11 years in state prison, with parole ineligibility for six years.

An FBI task force, with assistance from Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office detectives, Atlantic City police and the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office, took Dunston into custody in Atlantic City, authorities said.

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