Saturday, September 14, 2013

Atlantic City Man Indicted on Murder and Weapon Offenses from 2009 Murder

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic City man has been indicted for the 2009 murder of another Atlantic City man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Thursday, Sept. 12, an Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted Andrew Garland, 24, of Martin Luther King Boulevard, for murder and weapons offenses.

Garland is charged with the murder of 20-year-old Shaddiy Dixon. Dixon was among four men shot on August 4, 2009, at a block party in a parking lot, between a residential complex and Moe's Chicken located on the 1300 block of Adriatic Avenue. Dixon died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. The other victims survived the gunshot wounds they sustained.
On Jan. 9, following an extensive investigation, a warrant was issued for Garland’s arrest.
On Jan. 25, Garland turned himself into the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and was lodged at the Atlantic County Justice Facility on $1 million cash bail.
***The indictment is merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, an indicted defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652- 1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.


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