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Vice Operation Results in 6 Arrests, Drugs Recovered

For Immediate Release: September 2, 2022

On the evening of August 31, 2022 and into the early morning hours of September 1, 2022, members of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section conducted a surveillance operation in the 1500 block of Atlantic Avenue and the 2600 block of Pacific Avenue. As a result of this operation, six individuals were arrested and charged with numerous CDS related offenses. The operation yielded approximately eight grams of cocaine and 150 individual wax folds of heroin. $970.00 in US currency, believed to be proceeds of illegal narcotics sales, was also recovered. Detectives also arrested a male who was wanted for a recent robbery.

ARRESTED: Nasir Morgan, 19, of Absecon, NJ.

CHARGES: Possession of CDS (2 Counts), possession with the intent to distribute CDS (2 Counts), and contempt of court.

ARRESTED: Nasario Hernandez, 32, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES: Possession of CDS (2 Counts).

ARRESTED: Davin Wearing, 30, of Philadelphia, PA.

CHARGES: Possession of CDS, possession with the intent to distribute CDS, and distribution of CDS within 1000 feet a school.

ARRESTED: Donte Braxton, 24, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES: Contempt of Court for violation of drug restraining order.

ARRESTED: Terrence Cooper, 33, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES: Contempt of court for violation of drug restraining order, possession of CDS, possession with the intent to distribute CDS, and distribution of CDS within 500 feet of a public building.

ARRESTED: Garver Vila, 41, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES: Contempt of court for a recent robbery charge and possession of CDS paraphernalia.   

Morgan and Vila were remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.  Braxton, Wearing, Cooper, and Hernandez were issued summonses pending a future court appearance. The public is reminded that charges are mere allegations 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 09/02/2022 at 4:47PM EDT


Sergeant Paul Aristizabal


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