Tennessee & Pacific Ave Crime Still Hurting Non-Casino Business in Atlantic City

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Man Arrested with Warrant and a Handgun. Beach block of Tennessee Avenue.

On July 27, 2018, a man with an active warrant was arrested and found to have a loaded handgun.

At 11:40 am, Detectives Ermindo Marsini, Nick Berardis, and Chris Smith of the Special Investigations Section were conducting an investigation in the beach block of Tennessee Avenue. They came in contact with Mark Washington who was sitting in a chair on the sidewalk. Washington had an active warrant for his arrest. Under Washington’s chair, the detectives recovered a handgun loaded with hollow-point ammunition in a shoe box. Washington was arrested without incident.

ARRESTED:  Mark Washington, a 40 year old male from Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of hollow-point ammunition, and contempt of court.

Washington was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.


CRIME. Tennessee and Pacific Ave in Atlantic City.

On July 25, 2018, a man, who was wanted for threatening to kill a woman, was arrested and in possession of heroin.

At 1:41 pm, Officers Jeffrey Hannon and Valmir Loga arrested Clarence Davis at Tennessee and Pacific Avenues after recognizing him from a wanted flyer that was distributed to officers on July 23.

On July 23, Davis texted a picture of a handgun and repeatedly called a woman threatening to kill her.  After his arrest, Davis was found to be in possession of 270 bags of heroin.

ARRESTED:  Clarence Davis, a 35 year old male from Mays Landing, NJ.

CHARGES:  Terroristic threats, simple assault, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession with intent to distribute CDS, and possession with intent to distribute CDS within 500 feet of a public zone.

Davis was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.


Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766.  Information can be text to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.

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