After residents complained, Atlantic City, NJ cops arrested six

Atlantic City cops say six people were arrested at the start of Memorial Day weekend.

According to the Atlantic City Police Department, an investigation was conducted Friday in the first block of South Florida Avenue after area residents complained of drug-related activity.

Therefore, CSPA reports six people were arrested for various drug offenses and two were also found in possession of loaded weapons.

From their work, detectives seized a total of $43,500, believed to be the proceeds of drug sales.

Among those arrested and charged are:

STOPPED: Elijah Harris, 51, of Atlantic City.
CHARGES: Illegal possession of a weapon (handgun), possession of a “Ghost Gun”, possession of a large capacity magazine, possession of CDS (2 counts), possession of CDS with intent to distribute (2 counts ), possession with intent to distribute CDS in a school zone, possession of hollow point bullets, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

STOPPED: Xavier Martin, 22, of Atlantic City.
CHARGES: Illegal possession of weapon (handgun), possession of “ghost gun”, possession of CDS (2 counts), possession of CDS with intent to distribute (2 counts), possession with intent to distribute CDS in a school zone, possession of hollow point bullets and possession of drug paraphernalia.

STOPPED: Darel Green, 39, of Atlantic City.
CHARGES: Possession of CDS, Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS and Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS in a School Zone.

STOPPED: Ismail Naji, 28, from Brigantine.
CHARGES: Possession of CDS (2 counts), Possession with intent to distribute CDS (2 counts), Possession with intent to distribute CDS in a school zone, Possession of drug paraphernalia and Money laundering.

STOPPED: Knocomus Dixon, 31, of Atlantic City.
CHARGES: Possession of CDS, Possession with intent to distribute CDS, Possession with intent to distribute marijuana over 1 oz, Possession with intent to distribute CDS in a school zone, Possession of paraphernalia drugs and money laundering.

STOPPED: Naheem Prater, 21, of Atlantic City.
CHARGES: Possession of CDS (2 counts), Possession with intent to distribute (2 counts), Possession with intent to distribute in a school zone and Possession of drug paraphernalia.

Harris and Martin were remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Center. Naji received a subpoena, but was found to have an outstanding warrant and was also sent to the Atlantic County Justice Center. Green, Dixon and Prater received subpoenas and were released pending a future court date.

The public is reminded that charges are charges and everyone is considered innocent until proven guilty in court.

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