Drug stamps linked to recent overdoses seized during raid at Atlantic City drug dealer’s house

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Police found crack and a gun at the home of a suspected drug dealer in Atlantic City.

During the early morning hours of Thursday, detectives of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section, along with members of the SWAT Team, executed a court-approved residential search warrant in the 2000 block of Columbia Avenue. The detectives observed Nahjajuan Ellis, 21, exiting the residence before executing the search warrant and immediately detained him.

A stolen 9mm handgun, approximately 7 grams of suspected crack cocaine, and 2 pints of Promethazine syrup were found during the subsequent search of Ellis’ residence. Several unused wax folds stamped “White House” were recovered by detectives.

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This particular stamp has been responsible for several overdoses in recent weeks. Scales, stamps, and cutting agents were also found in addition to the unused wax folds. Detectives also seized approximately $8,565 US currency believed to be proceeds of illegal narcotics sales. The recovered handgun had been reported stolen out of the state of Delaware.