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Seven Arrested During Search Warrant

For Immediate Release:  February 19, 2021

 

On February 16, 2021, citizen complaints regarding the distribution of narcotics led to the arrest of seven and the recovery of drugs.

Members of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section and SWAT Team executed a residential search warrant in the 100 block of south Ocean Avenue.  The investigation was initiated after complaints from citizens regarding the possession and distribution of narcotics from a residence on the block. 

During the search warrant, detectives arrested six males and one female.  Detectives recovered more than eight grams of cocaine, 20 bags of heroin, 48 grams of marijuana, suboxone pills, and paraphernalia used to distribute narcotics. 

The investigation was led by Detective Brian Hambrecht.

 

ARRESTED:  Rashad Swain, 20, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Contempt of court and possession of narcotic paraphernalia. 

Swain was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

 

ARRESTED:  Dequay Belt, 18, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Possession of CDS.

 

ARRESTED:  Jaequan Brown, 18, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Possession of CDS, possession with intent to distribute, and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

 

ARRESTED:  Charles Burnett, 36, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Possession of CDS and possession with intent to distribute CDS.

 

ARRESTED:  Kesha Catts, 40, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

 

ARRESTED:  Iyon Mckinley, 20, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Possession of CDS, possession with intent to distribute, and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

The above was released on a summons with a future court date.  Charges are mere accusations, and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.

 

ARRESTED:  A 17-year-old male from Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Possession of CDS, possession with intent to distribute, possession of narcotic paraphernalia, and contempt of court.

The juvenile was remanded to the Harborfields Detention Facility.

Charges are mere accusations, and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.

 

Anyone with information about 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.

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Alert sent on 02/19/2021 at 9:03AM EST

Contact

Lieutenant Kevin Fair

kfair@acpolice.org

609-347-6472

 
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