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Man Arrested with Loaded Handgun

For Immediate Release: August 10, 2022

On August 7, 2022, officers arrested a man for possession of a handgun.

At 11:46 PM, Officers Christopher Campbell and Riley Flynn were assigned to a fixed post assignment in the 1600 block of the boardwalk when they observed a group of individuals walk onto the boardwalk at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. After observing one male in the group, Rahmiere Shaw-Floyd, the officers believed he was in possession of a handgun. As the officers began to follow Shaw-Floyd, they witnessed him attempt to conceal himself behind the others in his group. The officers continued following Shaw-Floyd as they broadcasted information to responding patrol units. Shaw-Floyd exited the boardwalk and onto the beach at New York Avenue where he was stopped by the responding officers. Officers located a loaded handgun in Shaw-Floyd’s waistband at which time he was taken into custody without incident. The handgun was found to be fitted with a high capacity magazine and loaded with hollow point bullets.

ARRESTED: Rahmiere Shaw-Floyd, 20, of Philadelphia, PA.

CHARGES: Unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon without obtaining a permit, possession of a high-capacity magazine, and possession of hollow-point ammunition.

Shaw-Floyd was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility. The public is reminded that charges are mere allegations and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766. Information can be texted to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.

Alert sent on 08/10/2022 at 1:53PM EDT


Sergeant Paul Aristizabal


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