A pair of teenagers from South Jersey was arrested in a stolen car with a loaded handgun and 80 bags of heroin, authorities said.
At 10:34 p.m. on Monday, Atlantic City Detectives Anthony Abrams and Nicholas Berardis stopped a car in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue after recognizing a 16-year-old driver who did not have a valid license.
The driver and passenger, 17, were arrested after the vehicle was found to have been reported stolen from Galloway, police said.
The passenger, from Atlantic City, had a loaded handgun and 80 bags of heroin, police said. He was charged with multiple drug and weapons offenses.
The 16-year-old was charged with receiving stolen property and released to a parent
The 17-year-old was being held at Harborfields Detention Facility.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766.
Information also can be texted to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.
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