Three Juveniles Arrested for Drugs and Weapons in Atlantic City


Vice Unit Operation Leads to 4 Arrests, 3 Handguns and Drugs Recovered
For Immediate Release: January 31, 2023

On January 30, 2023, a surveillance operation in the 1800 block of Hummock Avenue resulted in the arrest of three juveniles for possession of weapons and an Atlantic City man for possession of drugs.

At 1:20 PM, members of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section conducted a surveillance operation in the 1800 block of Hummock Avenue in response to continued complaints from residents concerning illegal narcotics activity and quality of life issues throughout the area.

While conducting surveillance, detectives observed four individuals taking part in suspected narcotics transactions and subsequently stopped and detained them for investigative purposes. Detectives learned that three of the four individuals, one 15-year-old and two 16-year-old males, were in possession of handguns. The fourth male, Michael Mack, was found in possession of drugs.

In total, detectives recovered two Glock 40 caliber handguns and a Taurus 9mm handgun, along with approximately 20 grams of cocaine, numerous Alprazolam pills, and nearly $400.00 US currency believed to be proceeds of narcotics sales.

The operation was led by Detective Eric Evans with assistance from Special Investigations detectives and officers from the Patrol Division under the supervision of Sergeant James Herbert.

ARRESTED: A 15-year-old juvenile of Atlantic City.

CHARGES: Possession of CDS, distribution of cocaine over ½ ounce, unlawful possession of weapon, and possession of a weapon during CDS distribution offense.

ARRESTED: A 16-year-old juvenile of Atlantic City.

CHARGES: Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Loitering for CDS.

ARRESTED: A 16-year-old juvenile from Atlantic City.

CHARGES: Unlawful possession of a weapon, and loitering for CDS.

ARRESTED: Michael Mack 30 of Atlantic City.

CHARGES: Possession of CDS (2 Counts), loitering for CDS, and possession with intent to distribute CDS.

The three juveniles were remanded to Harbor Fields Juvenile Detention Center. Mack was released on a summons pending a future court date. The public is reminded that charges are mere allegations, and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Anyone with information about this incident or the distribution of narcotics is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Special Investigations Section at 609-347-5858 or text anonymously to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD.

Atlantic City PBA Local #24


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