Atlantic City Police arrest two on drug charges after month-long investigation


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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – On January 15, 2021, a search warrant resulted in the arrest of two men and the recovery of narcotics. Members of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section executed a residential search warrant in the 2600 block of Pacific Avenue. The operation was the culmination of a one-month investigation into the distribution of narcotics. During the search, detectives located two ounces of cocaine, 176 bags of heroin, prescription pills, a small amount of marijuana, and items used to distribute the narcotics. Abu Rasheed and Khalif Rasheed were arrested.

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The investigation was led by Detective Chris Smith.

ARRESTED: Abu Rasheed, 27, of Atlantic City.
CHARGES: Possession of CDS (four counts), possession with intent to distribute CDS (three counts), possession with intent to distribute CDS within 1,000 feet of a school zone (three counts), and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

ARRESTED: Khalif Rasheed, 19, of Atlantic City.
CHARGES: Possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

Both men were released on a summons with a future court date. 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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