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Search Warrant Leads to Arrest, Recovery of Heroin

For Immediate Release:  May 14, 2021


On May 12, 2021, a narcotic investigations resulted in the arrest of the target and the recovery of drugs. 

Detectives of the Special Investigation Section executed a residential search warrant at an address in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue.  Michael Thomas was arrested after detectives located 690 bags of heroin and paraphernalia used in the distribution of narcotics.

The investigation was led by Detective Alberto Valles.


ARRESTED:  Michael Thomas, 56, of Atlantic City.

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

Thomas was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice 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.



Alert sent on 05/14/2021 at 8:17AM EDT


Lieutenant Kevin Fair


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