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Monday, January 16, 2017

Two Atlantic County Men Arrested Charged with Promoting Prostitution of Children; Other Crimes

MAYS LANDING – Two Atlantic County men were indicted this afternoon for promoting the prostitution of children and other crimes, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton announced.
A four-month investigation in 2015 by the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force resulted in charges on December 16, 2015 against Seleem Reynolds, now 26, of the 200 block of N. South Carolina Avenue, Atlantic City, and Mikal Mitchell, now 30, of the 500 block of Shore Road, Somers Point.
Seleem Reynolds was charged with Promoting the Prostitution of a Child under the age of 18, 2 counts of Promoting Prostitution, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Conspiracy. Mikal Mitchell was charged with 2 counts of Promoting the Prostitution of a Child under the age of 18, 2 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Terroristic Threats, and Conspiracy.

Galloway Police Blotter January 1 - 7, 2017

Galloway Township Police responded to 889 calls for service during January 1, 2017 through January 7, 2017.

Additional statistics include: 1 Burglaries, 1 Car Burglaries, 24 Motor Vehicle Accidents, 108 Tickets issued, 3 Driving While Intoxicated, 30 Arrests, 22 Domestic Violence, 4 Fire Calls, 17 EMS Calls and 2 Juvenile calls.

Burglaries:
100 Block of Liberty Ct.                                                                                                                 
Vehicle Burglaries:  
100 Block of Sylvan Ave.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Greater Egg Harbor School Board Ordered to Pay Wrestling Coaches After Losing Arbitration Case

There seems to be no end in the continuing labor disputes between the Greater Egg Harbor Regional Education Association and the Greater Egg Harbor Board of Education.

On December 10th, 2016, Arbitrator Robert Glasson issued an Arbitration Award sustaining the position of the Association that the Board and Administration again violated the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. 

The arbitrator ruled that the language in the contract was clear and unambiguous and that the Board had violated the contract by failing to compensate three assistant wrestling coaches as prescribed in the contract. The Board was ordered to pay three assistant wrestling coaches $764 each.

Atlantic City Man Charged with Murder Arrested in North Carolina

ATLANTIC CITY – The man charged with the murder of an Atlantic City woman in Atlantic City two weeks ago, was arrested last week in North Carolina, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton announced.
Joseph McCoy, 43, of 326 North Tennessee Avenue, Apartment 3, Atlantic City, charged two days after the murder and weapons possession charges, was arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina by officers of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 without incident, and remains in custody pending extradition proceedings.
Atlantic City Police responded on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 4:22 a.m., to 326 North Tennessee Avenue, Apartment 3, Atlantic City, NJ, for a report that a woman had been found dead inside the home.
Atlantic City EMS, AtlanticCare paramedics, and detectives of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit also responded.

Police Investigate Death of Atlantic City Man from Gunshot Wound

ATLANTIC CITY – Law enforcement is investigating the death of an Atlantic City man who was the victim of a shooting last week, and died in the hospital 3 days later, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton announced.
Atlantic City Police responded on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 6:01 p.m. to the 1400 block of Cedar Court, Atlantic City, for a ShotSpotter alert and the report of a man shot.
Atlantic City EMS personnel and AtlanticCare paramedics also responded to the scene.
Upon arrival, police found Justin Farmer, 29-years-old, of Atlantic City, suffering from a gunshot wound. Farmer was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center— City Division, in critical condition.
 
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