A surveillance operation by members of the Atlantic City Police Department resulted in the arrest of a man wanted for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery in Absecon last October.

Per a press release from the ACPD, on February 2nd,

Detectives were aware Jaquil Reynolds was a wanted fugitive and conducted the surveillance operation of a residence in the 100 block of north Delaware Avenue. During the course of the operation, Reynolds was observed exiting the residence and entering a vehicle. Detectives converged on the vehicle and interrupted a suspected CDS transaction between Reynolds and the driver, Islamiyah Abdur-Rahman.

Both men were taken into custody without incident.

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Police say detectives secured the home and then executed a search warrant. They recovered,

  • 9mm handgun fitted with a large capacity magazine
  • Over 200 individual wax folds of heroin
  • Nearly 300 grams of packaged marijuana
  • Several hundred prescription pills
  • $2,600, believed to be proceed of illegal drug sales

ARRESTED: 23-year-old Jaquil Reynolds of Atlantic City
CHARGES: Unlawful possession of weapon, possessing of a high-capacity magazine, possession of a weapon during a CDS distribution offense, certain persons not to possess weapons, possession of CDS (3 counts), possession of CDS with the intent to distribute, distribution of CDS within 1,000 feet of a public school, money laundering, and contempt of court

ARRESTED: 38-year-old Islamiyah Abdur-Rahman of Atlantic City
CHARGE: Possession of CDS

Reynolds was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility. Abdur-Rahman was released on a summons pending 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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