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Search Warrant Leads to 2 Arrests, Recovery of a Handgun and Drugs

**NEWS ALERT**

For Immediate Release:  January 15, 2022

On January 14, 2022, two individuals were arrested following a search warrant that led to the recovery of a gun and drugs.

Detectives of the Special Investigations Section along with members of the Atlantic City SWAT Team executed a court approved search warrant in the 3000 block of Pacific Avenue.  The warrant was the culmination of a two-week investigation into the distribution of illegal narcotics led by Detective Christopher Dodson. During the search, detectives located cocaine, packaging materials used for distributing narcotics, and $1,780.00 in US currency believed to be proceeds from illegal narcotics sales. Additionally, a Ruger semi-automatic handgun was recovered.  

ARRESTED:  Francisco Rodriguez, 32, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Possession of a weapon while committing a CDS offense, possession of CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS within 1000 feet of a school zone, and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

ARRESTED:  David Corcoran, 58, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Possession of a weapon while committing a CDS offense, certain person not to possess a weapon, possession of CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS within 1000 feet of a school zone, and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

Rodriguez and Corcoran 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.

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Alert sent on 01/15/2022 at 8:38AM EST

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Sergeant Paul Aristizabal

pio@acpolice.org

609-515-4470

 
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