Six people have been arrested following quality-of-life complaints from residents in Atlantic City.

The Atlantic City Police Department says last Thursday, October 12th, detectives with their Special Investigations Section and the DEA's Liberty Mid-Atlantic High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area conducted a street operation throughout the World's Play Ground.

The operation was in regard to continuing quality of life complaints and illegal narcotics distribution and possession, according to authorities.

As a result, five adults and one juvenile were arrested and charged with numerous narcotics related offenses and several had active warrants for their arrest.

During the arrests, detectives allegedly seized marijuana, heroin, and cocaine that was all packaged for distribution.

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ARRESTED: 17-year old male from Atlantic City
CHARGES: Possession of CDS, possession of CDS with intent to distribute

The juvenile was released into the custody of a parent with a future court date.

ARRESTED: 27-year-old Taquan Callaway of Atlantic City
CHARGES: Loitering to distribute CDS

ARRESTED: 26-year-old Quashawn Reynolds of Atlantic City
CHARGES: Possession of CDS, possession of CDS with intent to distribute, contempt of court

ARRESTED: 46-year-old Tracy Rollins of Pleasantville
CHARGES: Possession of CDS, contempt of court

Callaway, Reynolds, and Rollins were remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

ARRESTED: 36-year-old Michael McDonel of Atlantic City
CHARGES: Possession of CDS.

ARRESTED: 23-year-old Justin O’Neill of Little Egg Harbor
CHARGES: Possession of CDS, contempt of court

McDonel and O’Neill were released on a summons with a future court date.

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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