A month-long investigation into the distribution of drugs in Atlantic City led to two people being arrested on Friday.

The Atlantic City Police Department says officers with their Special Investigations Section executed a residential search warrant in the 2600 block of Pacific Avenue Friday. They say the operation was the culmination of a month-long investigation into the distribution of drugs.

According to police, "during the search, detectives located two ounces of cocaine, 176 bags of heroin, prescription pills, a small amount of marijuana, and items used to distribute the narcotics."

27-year-old Abu Rasheed of Atlantic City was charged with four counts of possession of CDS, three counts of possession with intent to distribute CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS within 1,000 feet of a school zone (three counts), and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

19-year-old Khalif Rasheed of Atlantic City was charged with possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

Both men were released on a summons with a future court date.

Cops remind those living and working in Atlantic City that if they have any information about the distribution of drugs in the city to contact the ACPD Special Investigations Section at (609) 347-5858 or send an anonymous text message to tip411 (847411); begin the text message with "ACPD."

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