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Search Warrant Leads to Three Arrests and Recovered Gun

For Immediate Release:  August 9, 2021


On August 5, 2021, two men and a woman were arrested following a narcotic investigation that led to the recovery of a handgun.

Detectives of the Special Investigations Section and Atlantic City SWAT Team executed a court approved residential search warrant in the first block of south Florida Avenue.  The investigation also led to a search of a motel room in the 3000 block of Pacific Avenue.  As a result, Rashid Sims, the target of the investigation, was arrested as well as Treyvon Chisum and Kiersten Saporito.  Detectives recovered a loaded handgun, heroin, and packaging materials used to distribute narcotics.


ARRESTED:  Treyvon Chisum, 22, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Possession of CDS and contempt of court. 


ARRESTED:  Rashid Sims, 36, of Galloway Township, NJ.

CHARGES:  Unlawful possession of a weapon, certain person not to possess a weapon, possession of hollow-point ammunition, and contempt of court.


ARRESTED:  Kiersten Saporito, 26, of Barnegat, NJ.

CHARGES:  Unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of hollow-point ammunition.

All three were 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 08/09/2021 at 9:38AM EDT


Lieutenant Kevin Fair


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