A 19-year-old man from Atlantic City who was wanted on two separate assault warrants has been arrested.

At around 8:00 this past Monday evening, an officer with the Atlantic City Police Department saw Michael Rodriguez-Noyola riding a bicycle at California and Pacific Avenues.

Officer Zelaya-Chavez attempted to stop Rodriguez-Noyola when he fled on his bike on to the Boardwalk. Ultimately, Rodriguez-Noyola was taken into custody by responding officers near Sovereign and Pacific Avenues.

Police say he was found in possession of a loaded handgun and two officers sustained minor injuries in the chase.

Rodriguez-Noyola was wanted from two separate incidents that occurred in Atlantic City.

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On April 28th and June 1st, officers responded to the same residence in reference to a woman being assaulted. Rodriguez-Noyola was criminally charged in both incidents.

Rodriguez-Noyola has been charged with the following:

  • Unlawful possession of a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose,
  • Possession of hollow-point ammunition
  • Possession of a defaced firearm
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Resisting arrest
  • Simple assault (two counts)
  • Terroristic threats

He was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

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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