17 Arrested, 1 Wanted After Violent Start to 2024 in Atlantic City, NJ
The Atlantic City Police Department says they have "conducted numerous operations over the last several weeks targeting areas of violence that occurred during the first month of 2024."
During these operations,
- 17 people were taken into custody
- 1 person has been charged and is currently wanted
Of the 17 arrested, seven were remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility, and the others were released with future court dates.
The ACPD says their recent work has gotten the following items off of the streets of the World's Play Ground:
- 3 handguns
- One replica firearm
- 18.5 grams of cocaine
- 42 bags of heroin
- 51 grams of marijuana
- 16 grams of psychedelic mushrooms
- 4 grams of fentanyl
- 75 ecstasy pills
- 4 Xanax pills
- 7 oxycodone pills
- $1,080 in cash
- One vehicle
As always, the Atlantic City Police Department is open to hearing from residents about crimes or illegal activities in their neighborhoods. Anyone with information can call (609) 347-5858.
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The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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