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Two Wanted Men, Teen Arrested In Two Stabbings And Shooting In Atlantic City: Police Two Wanted Men, Teen Arrested In Two Stabbings And Shooting In Atlantic City: Police
Two Wanted Men, Teen Arrested In Two Stabbings And Shooting In Atlantic City: Police Two men and a teen from Atlantic City were accused of two stabbings and a shooting in less than six hours, authorities said. Atlantic City police responded to a fight near the intersection of Tennessee and Atlantic avenues at around 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 8, the department said in a news release. Officers found a 20-year-old with a stab wound and he was brought to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City Division, with a non-life-threatening injury. Police arrested 37-year-old James Knight. He was found with a knife and had an active arrest warrant. Knight was c…
Two Men Wanted In Separate Atlantic City Shootings: Police Two Men Wanted In Separate Atlantic City Shootings: Police
Two Men Wanted In Separate Atlantic City Shootings: Police Police are searching for two men in separate shootings in Atlantic City, authorities said. In a news release on Monday, May 6, Atlantic City police said 19-year-old Ashan Jackson of Galloway was wanted in a shooting on Wednesday, Mar. 13. He was facing two counts of aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Police responded to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, at around 2:34 a.m. after a 29-year-old man from Pleasantville walked into the hospital with a gunshot wound. He was treated after he was shot durin…
Woman Threw Stone Pavers Through City Hall Windows In Atlantic City: Police Woman Threw Stone Pavers Through City Hall Windows In Atlantic City: Police
Woman Threw Stone Pavers Through City Hall Windows In Atlantic City: Police A 35-year-old woman has been arrested for throwing stone pavers through windows at City Hall in Atlantic City, authorities said. On Sunday, Oct. 8, at 12:05 a.m., patrol officers responded to City Hall in the 1300 block of Bacharach Boulevard for damage done to windows. Arriving officers found that several windows at the front entrance to the building had been shattered. Paver stones were found inside the building. Surveillance Center personnel viewed video of the suspect.  At approximately 1 p.m. Officer Anthony Nastasi observed Tahmira Mackey near Pennsylvania and Atlantic Avenues…
4 Armed Robberies In 70 Minutes: Atlantic City Police Nab Out-Of-State Suspects 4 Armed Robberies In 70 Minutes: Atlantic City Police Nab Out-Of-State Suspects
4 Armed Robberies In 70 Minutes: Atlantic City Police Nab Out-Of-State Suspects Atlantic City police arrested four suspects accused of committing four armed robberies in 70 minutes in a vehicle carjacked from Maryland, authorities said. The first robbery occurred at 6:27 a.m. Thursday, March 23, and involved an 89-year-old man on New York Avenue. The suspects struck him in the chest and stole his jacket, cash and cell phone, police said. A minute later, a 45-year-old woman was robbed on Baltic Avenue. The suspects stole her cell phone, Kindle and lunch bag, police said.  Four minutes later, the suspects allegedly threatened an 84-year-old man into turning over hi…
Fugitive Arrested, Gun Recovered In Atlantic City Fugitive Arrested, Gun Recovered In Atlantic City
Fugitive Arrested, Gun Recovered In Atlantic City An Atlantic City man wanted for a gun possession charge was arrested after running from officers investigating a shots fired call, authorities said. On Thursday, July 28 at 12:06 pm, Sergeant Michael Tracy was in the area of Pennsylvania and Arctic Avenues when he heard what he believed to be several gunshots a block away at Pennsylvania and Baltic Avenues. As detectives began to check the area north of Baltic Avenue, they observed a male, TajMalik Harris, attempting to conceal himself down an alley adjacent to an abandoned church.   Harris, 28, of Atlantic City allegedly assault…
Atlantic City Man Arrested With Loaded Gun, Cocaine Atlantic City Man Arrested With Loaded Gun, Cocaine
Atlantic City Man Arrested With Loaded Gun, Cocaine Police working a traffic detail arrested an Atlantic City man for possession of a loaded handgun and cocaine, authorities said. On Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 9:17 a.m., Detectives Anthony Abrams and Jaimee Moore were at the intersection of Pennsylvania and Atlantic Avenues when Abrams noticed Jamil Hunter walk past him westbound on Atlantic Avenue near a Walgreens Pharmacy, police said. As Hunter approached Walgreens, Abrams allegedly observed Hunter discard an object from his pocket found to be cocaine, police said.  Detectives Abrams and Moore followed Hunter inside Walgreens to advise him …
Teenage Victim ID'd In Fatal Atlantic City Shooting, 2 Women Wounded, Prosecutor Says Teenage Victim ID'd In Fatal Atlantic City Shooting, 2 Women Wounded, Prosecutor Says
Teenage Victim ID'd In Fatal Atlantic City Shooting, 2 Women Wounded, Prosecutor Says UPDATED: Atlantic County detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and two women wounded, authorities said. At 10:38 p.m., Monday, Atlantic City police  responded to a ShotSpotter alert near Pennsylvania and Magellan Avenues, according to the Atlantic County prosecutor's office. Officers found a 19 year-old man and two 21-year-old female victims suffering from gunshot wounds, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. The three shooting victims were taken to the Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus to be treated for injuries, the prose…
Atlantic City Police Seize 690 Heroin Bags Atlantic City Police Seize 690 Heroin Bags
Atlantic City Police Seize 690 Heroin Bags A warranted search of a home in Atlantic City turned up 690 bags of heroin, authorities said.  Detectives with the city's Special Investigation Section said they made a residential search in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue on Wednesday. Michael Thomas, 56, was arrested after detectives located 690 bags of heroin and paraphernalia used in the distribution of narcotics, police said. The investigation was led by Detective Alberto Valles. He was being held at the Atlantic County Justice Facility.  Anyone with information about the distribution of narcotics is urged to cont…
Atlantic City Teenagers Arrested In Stolen Car With Loaded Gun, Heroin Atlantic City Teenagers Arrested In Stolen Car With Loaded Gun, Heroin
Atlantic City Teenagers Arrested In Stolen Car With Loaded Gun, Heroin 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…
Atlantic City Shootings, School Lockdowns End With Fighter's Arrest Atlantic City Shootings, School Lockdowns End With Fighter's Arrest
Atlantic City Shootings, School Lockdowns End With Fighter's Arrest A shooting in Atlantic City Thursday that prompted lockdowns of schools resulted in one man's arrest, authorities said. Patrol officers responded to the 300 block of North Carolina Avenue for a ShotSpotter alert at 12:35 p.m., according to Atlantic City police. Arriving patrol officers found Edmund Williams, 47, of Atlantic City, suffering from a gunshot wound a block away on Pennsylvania Avenue.  A second victim, 49, also from Atlantic City, was driven to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division. Williams also was taken to the medical center. Both men sustained non-li…