Three teenagers and an adult are facing charges following a police operation in one Atlantic City neighborhood.

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That neighborhood was the 1800 block of Hummock Avenue and on Monday, officers were out following complaints from neighbors about drug dealing and quality of life issues in the area.

According to the Atlantic City Police Department,

While conducting surveillance, detectives observed four individuals taking part in suspected narcotics transactions and subsequently stopped and detained them for investigative purposes. Detectives learned that three of the four individuals, one 15-year-old and two 16-year-old males, were in possession of handguns. The fourth male, Michael Mack, was found in possession of drugs.

In total, detectives recovered,

  • Two Glock 40 caliber handguns
  • A Taurus 9mm handgun
  • Approximately 20 grams of cocaine
  • Numerous Alprazolam pills
  • Nearly $400.00 in cash, believed to be proceeds of narcotics sales.

ARRESTED: A 15-year-old from Atlantic City
CHARGES: Possession of CDS, distribution of cocaine over ½ ounce, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon during CDS distribution offense

ARRESTED: A 16-year-old from Atlantic City
CHARGES: Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Loitering for CDS

ARRESTED: A 16-year-old from Atlantic City
CHARGES: Unlawful possession of a weapon, and loitering for CDS

ARRESTED: 30-year-old Michael Mack of Atlantic City
CHARGES: Possession of CDS (2 Counts), loitering for CDS, and possession with intent to distribute CDS

The three juveniles were remanded to Harbor Fields Juvenile Detention Center. Mack 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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