Three teens, adult charged in Atlantic City weapon and drug bust

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Three guns and drugs were recovered during the arrest of four individuals, including three teenagers in Atlantic City on Monday,

A vice squad surveillance operation in the area of Hummock Avene led to the arrest of a 15-year-old male, two 16-year-old males, and 30-year-old Michael Mack.

According to police, at 1:20 PM, members of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section conducted a surveillance operation in the 1800 block of Hummock Avenue in response to continued complaints from residents concerning illegal narcotics activity and quality of life issues throughout the area.

“While conducting surveillance, detectives observed four individuals taking part in suspected narcotics transactions and subsequently stopped and detained them for investigative purposes,” the Atlantic City Police Department said Tuesday night. “Detectives learned that three of the four individuals, one 15-year-old and two 16-year-old males, were in possession of handguns. The fourth male, Michael Mack, was found in possession of drugs.”

In total, detectives recovered two Glock 40 caliber handguns and a Taurus 9mm handgun, along with approximately 20 grams of cocaine, numerous Alprazolam pills, and nearly $400.00 US currency believed to be proceeds of narcotics sales.

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