Sunday, July 5, 2015

Egg Harbor City Man Indicted for Murder and Arson in 2014 Killing

MAYS LANDING – An Egg Harbor City man was indicted today for murder and arson in connection with the 2014 killing in Egg Harbor City of the mother and child with whom he cohabited, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.
This afternoon, an Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted Joseph F. Palmer 3rd, 39, of 214 Washington Avenue, Egg Harbor City for two counts of murder—crimes of the 1st degree, one count of aggravated arson—a 2nd degree crime, and two 3rd degree counts of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose (a knife, and a hammer or other blunt force instrument), for the murders of Michelle (Heist) Pabst, 38, and her son Gavin Pabst, age 7, both of whom lived with Palmer.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Investigation Leads to Drug Charges for Galloway Man

Absecon Police Detectives where investigating narcotics activity and conducting surveillance in several areas of the city on Friday night. 

During the investigation a male was observed loitering on private property and acting suspicious. The suspect was identified as Jonathan A Baake, age 30 of Galloway Township. 

As a result of a brief investigation, the suspect was arrested by Detectives Gadd, Levin, and Huenke and charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe, possession of narcotics paraphernalia, as well as loitering in an area with the purpose to obtain a controlled dangerous substance. 

Friday, July 3, 2015

UPDATED Police Investigating Discovery of Woman Found Dead in Home

RELEASE UPDATE (7/3/15 at 8:05 p.m.)
An autopsy of the victim, Lois Collier, performed today by Dr. Gerald Feigin, Medical Examiner, determined the cause of death to be multiple stab wounds, and the manner of death: homicide.

MULLICA TWP – Law enforcement is investigating the discovery of a woman found dead in her Mullica Township home yesterday afternoon, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
At approximately 3:30 p.m., July 2, 2015, Mullica Township Police and emergency medical personnel responded to a 9-1-1 report of an unconscious female at a residence on the 200 block of Weymouth Road. Upon arrival, police found Lois Collier, 56, dead inside her home.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and Mullica Township Police Department are investigating.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Pleasantville Man Indicted for Murder and Desecration of Human Remains

MAYS LANDING – A Pleasantville man was indicted today for murder and the desecration of human remains, in connection with the death of a woman whose remains were found by a hunter in a wooded area of Egg Harbor Township in January of 2014, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Today, July 1, 2015, an Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted Steven R. Stallworth, 28, of the 600 block of Noah’s Landing, Pleasantville, for the murder between July 31, 2013 and December 1, 2013, of Tara Rogers Alicea, 30, of Monroeville, NJ—a crime of the 1st degree, and the desecration of her remains—a 2nd degree crime.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Victim in Atlantic City Shooting Identified; Investigation Continues

ATLANTIC CITY – An Atlantic City man died last night, the victim of a shooting, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Last night, June 30, 2015, Atlantic City police officers were called to the 800 block of North Pennsylvania Avenue. Upon arrival, they found a man dead, the apparent victim of a shooting.
The victim has been identified as Marcus Hunt, 30, of Atlantic City.
Next-of-kin have been notified. An autopsy is pending
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