Four Arrested, Handguns and Heroin Recovered in Atlantic City
Four people are facing long lists of charges after a two-month-long investigation wrapped-up in Atlantic City Wednesday.
Just before lunchtime Wednesday, ACPD detectives arrested 36-year old Terique McCray of Atlantic City as he left his residence in the 1600 block of City Place. McCray had an active warrant out for his arrest and authorities say he was the target of the investigation.
According to a press release, detectives then executed a search warrant on McCray’s home, which resulted in approximately 460 bags of heroin, handgun ammunition, and $2,909 in cash believed to be proceeds of drug transactions being seized.
Two men and a woman were also arrested inside the home.
An ACPD detective was granted a search warrant for McCray’s car after his canine partner indicated the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. Inside, detectives allegedly located an ten bags of heroin and two loaded handguns. One of the guns contained hollow-point ammunition and had been reported stolen from Alabama.
McCray, in addition to 21-year-old Juannae Gordy of Atlantic City, are both facing the following charges: possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession with intent to distribute CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS within 500 feet of a public zone, possession with intent to distribute CDS within 1000 feet of a school zone, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon while committing a CDS offense, certain person not to possess a weapon, receiving stolen property, possession of hollow-point ammunition.
Both McCray and Gordy were remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.
Also arrested were 24-year-old Arnold Rice and 47-year-old Hamilton Barkus, both of Atlantic City. Both were charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession with intent to distribute CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS within 500 feet of a public zone, and possession with intent to distribute CDS within 1000 feet of a school zone. Rice and Barkus were released with a future court date.