MAN ARRESTED IN ATTEMPTED MURDER FROM JULY

A 19-year-old Pleasantville man who was wanted on three counts of attempted murder in connection with a shooting that took place in July outside of Bally’s Park Place casino was apprehended in Atlantic City Friday, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. At approximately 3:45 p.m., authorities arrested Andrew Miller outside a hotel room at the Taj Mahal casino in…

BIG ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT CANCELLED

A major electrical project in South Jersey that was supposed to handle future demand has been cancelled.  PJM Interconnection, the region’s electric grid operator, recently completed an analysis of the Atlantic City Electric transmission system and has determined that construction of the proposed Minotola-to-Lincoln 138 kilovolt transmission line is no longer needed to maintain the…

CAMDEN MAN CONVICTED OF DRUG POSSESSION

An Atlantic County Petit Jury convicted a Camden man of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, obstruction of justice and resisting arrest, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. Testimony established that at approximately 11 p.m. on September 23, 2009, Antonio Arroyo, now 39, was located by Atlantic City Police walking down Atlantic Avenue. After police announced…

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO 2009 MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

A Newark man, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to aggravated manslaughter for fatally stabbing an employee at the Irish Pub in Atlantic City, and seriously injuring another employee in 2009, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. On March 21, 2009, Luis Martinez, now 28, killed Richard Rivera, 27, of Atlantic City. Rivera died of a stab…