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tip411 Submission Leads to Arrest of Wanted Man, Recovered Handgun

For Immediate Release:  October 10, 2020


On October 9, 2020, a tip411 submission resulted in the arrest of a wanted man and the recovery of a handgun.

At 11:16 am, detectives of the Special Investigations Section arrested Laquay Spence in the 2400 block of Arctic Avenue.  Spence had an active warrant issued by the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office.  During a later search of his residence, detectives located a loaded handgun and narcotic paraphernalia.

The arrest originated with information received on the department’s tip411 system from a concerned citizen into the distribution of narcotics by Spence.  An investigation was initiated by Detective Darrin Lorady.


ARRESTED:  Laquay Spence, 30, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Certain person not to possess a weapon, possession of a defaced firearm, possession of hollow-point ammunition, possession of narcotic paraphernalia, and contempt of court.

Spence was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.


Anyone with information about the distribution of narcotics is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Special Investigations Section at 609-347-5858.  Information can be text to tip411 (847411).  Begin the text with ACPD.  All texts are anonymous.


Alert sent on 10/10/2020 at 5:13PM EDT


Lieutenant Kevin Fair


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