Atlantic County prosecutor defaulted on loan, civil suit claims

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Atlantic County’s prosecutor has failed to pay back a personal loan, according to a civil lawsuit filed last month.Damon Tyner owes nearly $8,600 on the $25,000 loan taken out with Discover Bank in 2013, according to a report first published by nj.com.It appears the last payments made to the account were for $1,500 on Dec. … Read moreAtlantic County prosecutor defaulted on loan, civil suit claims

Atlantic City drug probe leads to three arrests, 1,050 bags of heroin

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Atlantic City police arrested three residents and recovered a mixture of drugs including more than 1,000 bags of heroin after a three-month investigation into drug dealing Friday.Lewis Hargrove was transporting drugs between Atlantic City and Deptford, according to information received by Detective Darrin Lorady, according to the report.An investigation led to the search of three … Read moreAtlantic City drug probe leads to three arrests, 1,050 bags of heroin

Car stop leads to drugs and four arrests in Ventnor

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Four people were arrested after a car was stopped for speeding Friday morning in Ventnor.Kimberly Baldwin, 43, of Egg Harbor Township, was pulled over by Officer James Arentz for speeding in the area of Dorset and Atlantic avenues, Capt. Joseph Fussner said.During the investigation, Arentz saw items associated with drug use and — from speaking … Read moreCar stop leads to drugs and four arrests in Ventnor

Atlantic City man gets 24 years for ‘mental torture’ of his children

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Miguel Vargas’ three children had a message for him Friday: “We are not broken.”Vargas, 48, was sentenced to 24 years in prison for what Judge Donna Taylor called “unspeakable acts of mental torture.”A jury convicted Vargas in September on three counts of second-degree child endangerment along with obstruction of justice for years of mental and … Read moreAtlantic City man gets 24 years for ‘mental torture’ of his children

No offer yet for man accused in sex assault of Stockton student

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Plea negotiations have not yet started for a former Stockton University student accused of sexually assaulting a student there in 2017, and then posting it online.Zachary Madle, 26, is charged with invasion of privacy and aggravated criminal sexual contact — both third-degree crimes.The Wildwood man allegedly posted videos of the victim in various states of … Read moreNo offer yet for man accused in sex assault of Stockton student