An Atlantic city resident and former City Council candidate has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill a woman with a knife while she was holding her baby. The Press of Atlantic City reports 39 year old Aaron Carrington is charged with making terroristic threats, endangering the welfare of a child, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Earlier this week, officers went to the 1100 block of Reading Avenue for a report of a man threatening to kill a woman with a knife. Officers arrived to locate the victim, who was uninjured. She said she was in the residence with Carrington when he became agitated and retrieved a knife from the kitchen. The victim said he threatened to kill her while she was holding her infant child. She was able to flee to a family member’s residence.
Atlantic City Police are looking for two people of interest in connection with the recent assault of 4th Ward Councilman MD Hossain Morshed. According to the Press of Atlantic City one of those they’re looking for is a Black man, 35 to 40 years old and 5-foot-5 wearing a red shirt with a beard. The other is a Black or Hispanic woman wearing a denim shirt and shorts. The pair left the scene, a parking lot near Florida and Atlantic avenues, in a dark-colored, four-door sedan traveling north
Morshed was assaulted about 10:45 p.m. Thursday after he left a mosque on Atlantic Avenue and walked to his car.
On Wednesday, an Atlantic County Grand Jury returned an indictment for first degree Murder against Robert Declementi, 37, of Brigantine. Brigantine Police received a 911 call at 4:27 a.m., on Saturday Aug. 22, 2020, and responded to 17 Girard Place in Brigantine. Rachel Declementi, 30, was found deceased in the home with numerous injuries to her body. Robert Declementi was arrested and charged with first degree Murder.
Spirit Airlines is spreading its wings at the Atlantic City International Airport, offering service this fall to Cancun, Mexico; Miami; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Those non stop flights from here will begin October 29th. The Press of Atlantic City reports
Cancun service will be available four times a week, according to the South Jersey Transportation Authority. In addition, Spirit will begin flying three times a week to San Juan beginning Oct. 31.
Atlantic County prosecutor Damon Tyner has resigned amidst multiple lawsuits and ethics complaints. Two years ago, three current and former employees of the county prosecutor’s office sued Tyner alleging he discriminated against them on the basis of gender and created a toxic work environment for women. The suit also alleges he engaged in mortgage fraud and other misconduct. New Jersey Advanced Media reports the attorney general’s office concluded in an investigation of internal affairs complaints by the same women that Tyner had lied to the public, failed to recuse himself from cases when he should have and was involved in retaliation against a whistleblower.
Atlantic County prosecutor, Damon Tyner, resigned today after facing multiple lawsuits and ethics complaints. Gov. Phil Murphy’s office confirmed Tyner’s resignation was effective at 9 a.m. In 2019, three current and former employees of the county prosecutor’s office sued Tyner alleging he discriminated against them on the basis of gender and created a toxic work environment for women. The suit also alleges he engaged in mortgage fraud and other misconduct. The attorney general’s office concluded in an investigation of internal affairs complaints by the same women that Tyner had lied to the public, failed to recuse himself from cases when he should have and was involved in retaliation against a whistleblower.
The 18-year old pilot of a banner plane made an emergency landing Monday on a bridge in southern New Jersey, snarling traffic but causing no injuries according to authorities. Landon Lucas reported that his plane started having engine trouble around 12:30 p.m. as he was flying near Steel Pier in Atlantic City. Lucas released his banner into the ocean and was trying to fly to a nearby municipal airport in Ocean City when he spotted a gap in traffic in the westbound lanes of the Route 52 causeway, which connects Ocean City and Somers Point. The incident remains under investigation.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Jay Prettyman of the Ocean City Police Department announce the joint investigation into a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of 9th Street and Bay Avenue, Ocean City. On June 22, 2021, at approximately 6:10pm, Ocean City Police Patrol Units and EMS responded to the intersection of 9th Street and Bay Avenue for the report of a serious motor vehicle crash. A 2005 Mercury Sable being operated by Kevin Farrell, 48 years old of Somers Point, was attempting to make a left hand turn onto Bay Avenue from 9th Street when he was struck on the passenger side by a westbound 2018 Jeep Wrangler being operated by Ruddy Narvaez, Jr., 33 years old of Galloway.
The front seat passenger of the Mercury Sable, John Andrew, 66 years old of Ocean City, was transported to Shore Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.
A banner plane pilot who was experiencing trouble in the air set his plane down on the westbound lanes of the Route 52 Causeway connecting Ocean City and Somers Point. 18 year old Landon Lucas saw an opening in traffic and landed successfully, causing no injuries to anyone and no damage to the plane. Lucas, according to the Press of Atlantic City, began experiencing engine trouble as he was flying near the Steel Pier in Atlantic City. He released the banner he was towing over the ocean and tried to make his way to the airport in Ocean City but couldn’t quite get there.
Atlantic City’s casinos set a new monthly record for gross gambling revenue in June, winning more than $345 million from gamblers as pandemic fears eased somewhat and gamblers returned with their wallets. That figure was nearly four times as much as the nine casinos won last June, when they were closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Starting next month, the year-to-year comparisons will become valid again as most casinos reopened on or near July 2, 2020.