Atlantic City Police Arrest Suspected Crack Dealer

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – A suspected crack dealer was arrested with 10 bricks of crack cocaine Thursday, according to the Atlantic City Police Department.

Police said officers conducting a surveillance operation in the area of Texas and Atlantic Avenues observed Davaughn Williams loitering in the area and taking part in several suspected narcotics transactions.

“Additionally, detectives had received information indicating a male matching the description of Williams was selling drugs in the area,” police said. “Detectives approached Williams and stopped him in the area of Iowa and Atlantic Avenues. Williams was found to be in possession of 10 bricks, or 500 individual wax folds of heroin, 1.3 grams of suspected crack cocaine, and 36 grams of marijuana. Williams was taken into custody by the detectives without incident. The surveillance operation and arrest was led by Detective Chris Dodson with assistance from Detectives Alberto Valles, Chris Smith, and Chris Ivanov.”

Arrested: Davaughn Williams, 25, of Atlantic City was charged with three counts of possession of CDS , possession with intent to distribute CDS =, possession of CDS with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a school zone, possession of CDS with intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public building, and loitering to distribute CDS.

Williams was issued a summons and released pending a future court date. Charges are mere accusations, and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.