Atlantic City Cops: Man Arrested During Car Stop, Gun and Drugs Seized
During a violent weekend, cops in Atlantic City say a man was arrested Sunday night and a stolen gun and drugs were taken off of the streets of the World's Play Ground.
According to the Atlantic City Police Department, two officers stopped a vehicle at Tennessee and Sewell Avenues around 11PM. They say, "during the stop, the officers arrested Freddie Williams after he was found in possession of 90 bags of heroin. A loaded handgun that had been reported stolen from Georgia was also recovered."
Williams was arrested without incident and the driver of the vehicle, Alexis Wyatt, was issued several motor vehicle summons.
42-year-old Freddie Williams of Atlantic City was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, certain person not to possess a weapon, receiving stolen property, possession of hollow-point ammunition, possession of a high-capacity magazine, possession of CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS within 500 feet of a public zone, and possession of a weapon while committing a CDS offense.
Williams was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department's Criminal Investigations Section at (609) 347-5766.
Officials remind the public that charges are merely accusations and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.