Man With Shotgun Arrested in Atlantic City
A report from a concerned citizen regarding a man with a shotgun led to one arrest and the recovery of the weapon in Atlantic City Monday evening.
The Atlantic City Police Department says one of their detectives received information from a citizen about a man who was on Atlantic Avenue with a shotgun in his backpack.
An officer was able to locate the man, later identified as 57-year-old William Catrambone of Atlantic City, in the 1600 block of Atlantic Avenue. Catrambone, with a backpack, matched the description provided by the detective. Inside that backpack was a shotgun that was dismantled into two parts so it would fit, according to police.
Catrambone was arrested without incident at the scene. He was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and certain person not to possess a weapon; he was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.
Police remind area residents that if they see something suspicious to contact them as soon as possible. The Atlantic City Police Department's Criminal Investigations Section can be reached by calling (609) 347-5766. Information can also be sent via text message to tip411 (847411). Begin your message with "ACPD;" all texts are anonymous. More information about submitting information to police can be found on the department's website.