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Man Flees From Car Stop Arrested with Handgun

For Immediate Release:  May 22, 2020


On May 21, 2020, a man was arrested with a handgun in his waistband after fleeing from a motor vehicle stop.

At 3:05 pm, Detective Christopher Smith and Officer Daniel Arra conducted a motor vehicle stop in the 200 block of north New York Avenue after observing the driver disregard several red traffic signals.  After stopping, the driver, Jonathan Ewing, immediately exited his vehicle and refused numerous commands to return.  Ewing began to run from the officers leading them on a foot pursuit.  The officers were able to catch and apprehend Ewing. 

Ewing was found in possession of a loaded handgun in his waistband.  Officers also located numerous prescription pills and a digital scale commonly used to weigh narcotics.  The handgun had been reported stolen from Berkley Township, NJ.


ARRESTED:  Jonathan Ewing, a 21 year-old-man from Galloway, NJ.

CHARGES:  Obstruction of justice, resisting arrest, unlawful possession of a weapon, certain person not to possess a weapon, receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

Ewing was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.


Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Special Investigations Section at 609-347-5858 or anonymously text to tip411 (847411).  Begin the text with ACPD.

Alert sent on 05/22/2020 at 11:03AM EDT


Sergeant Kevin Fair


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