Thursday, May 29, 2014

Atlantic City Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide for Death of Galloway Man

ATLANTIC CITY – An Atlantic City man was arrested today for vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal collision in Atlantic City last month that claimed the life of a Galloway man, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
On Monday, April 28, at approximately 3:17 a.m., members of the Atlantic City Police Department, Atlantic City Emergency Medical Services, Atlantic City Fire Department, and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office responded to a crash involving two motor vehicles at the intersection of Massachusetts and Grammercy Avenues in Atlantic City.

A car driven by Ishiah L. Monroe, 22, of the 400 block of North Massachusetts Avenue, Atlantic City, had struck a second vehicle in the intersection. The front-seat passenger of the vehicle Monroe was operating, Nicholas Ingargiola, 24, of Galloway Twp., was pronounced dead at the scene.
Monroe and his rear-seat passenger, Theodore Miller III, 27, of Winchester, VA, were transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center—City Campus, Atlantic City, for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash. The driver and sole occupant of the second car, Vong Doan, 51, of Atlantic City, was uninjured and declined medical treatment.
Yesterday, Monroe was charged with vehicular homicide, a 2nd degree crime, for recklessly causing the death of Nicholas Ingargiola by operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, driving the wrong way down a one-way street, disregarding a red traffic light, and crashing into another vehicle.
Monroe surrendered himself at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office this morning at approximately 10:15 a.m., where he was taken into custody by County Detectives.
Monroe was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility in lieu of $50,000 cash bail set by Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Mark H. Sandson.
A 2nd degree crime carries a potential sentence of 5 to 10 years of incarceration in New Jersey State prison.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Collisions Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information pertaining to this crash is asked to contact Det. James Rosiello of the ACPO Fatal Collisions Unit at (609) 909-7692, or the Atlantic City Police Department at (609) 347-5744.
***These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases a charged defendant is presumed innocent until and unless 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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