An Atlantic City man is facing charges after he allegedly threatened a woman with a gun this past Tuesday night.

The incident unfolded around 11:30 on February 20th at a home on the 300 block of North Connecticut Avenue.

The Atlantic City Police Department said their officers initially responded to a report of a man with a gun but then learned that the man was "going in and out of the residence and was extremely agitated."

That man, identified as 32-year-old Eric Teasley, was initially detained as officers investigated the situation.

They learned that while Teasley was in possession of the firearm, he pointed it at a woman who he also threatened with violence while in the presence of two children.

An ACPD officer allegedly located the gun that was loaded with hollow-point ammunition in the kitchen of the home, leading to Teasley's arrest.

List of Charges

Teasley is facing the following charges:

  • Unlawful possession of a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose
  • Possession of hollow-point ammunition
  • Certain person not to possess a weapon
  • Aggravated assault
  • Terrorist threats
  • Endangering the welfare of a child
  • Tampering with evidence

Teasley was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

Help Police

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department's Criminal Investigations Unit at (609) 347-5766.

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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