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800 Turn Themselves In So Far During NJ Fugitive Safe Surrender

Stacy Proebstle, Townsquare Media

More than 800 people from New Jersey and states as far away as Georgia and Florida have turned themselves in so far during the first two days of the state’s “Fugitive Safe Surrender” program, authorities said Monday.

“We are encouraging those that that have non-violent outstanding New Jersey warrants to turn themselves in between now and Wednesday” State Attorney General Jeff Chiesa said during a press conference in Atlantic City.

Broken down geographically, a majority of the individuals that surrendered came from Atlantic County.

“There is absolutely no way we have the manpower and the resources to follow and track all of these individuals, so this is a huge help on the part of public safety” said Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel.

Essex County, Hudson and Union and Morris counties rounded out the top five said Chiesa.

“While they are waiting they can get health screenings,  there are people here that help with substance abuse problems like drugs and alcohol, aids testing, there are a number of resources here to offer assistance to people that come in and need it while they wait to appear before a judge” said Chiesa.

Anyone wanted on non-violent New Jersey warrants can turn themselves in at the Grace Assembly of God Church, 201 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City from 9 am to 4 pm through Wednesday April 25th.

“Its not an amnesty program, but favorable consideration will be given by the courts” said James Plousis, chairman of the State Parole Board.

 

 

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