Three men arrested for selling drugs in A.C.

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Three Atlantic City men were arrested after police found hundreds of bags of heroin along with other drugs inside a residence.Detectives of the Special Investigations Section served a search warrant at the home in the 900 block of Magellan Avenue at about 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.Inside, the found 364 bags of heroin, … Read moreThree men arrested for selling drugs in A.C.

Stockton offers Recovery Court graduate road back to education

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Luana Cordeiro was just a week away from graduating Kean University in 2009. That’s when the then-struggling addict got swallowed in a haze of heroin and cocaine. She missed her finals and didn’t graduate. Mourning what she lost, she slipped further into her addiction, spending time in and out of rehabs and jail. But on … Read moreStockton offers Recovery Court graduate road back to education

Admitted leader of Atlantic County drug-trafficking ring released pending sentencing

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An admitted leader of a drug-trafficking ring has been released on an ankle monitor pending sentencing.Ameer Stephens, 36, pleaded guilty last week to a leadership role in a heroin and cocaine ring that resulted in the seizure of more than a half-million dollars’ worth of drugs, including deadly fentanyl.He also admitted that he knew a … Read moreAdmitted leader of Atlantic County drug-trafficking ring released pending sentencing

Two arrested with drugs and gun in Atlantic City

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An Atlantic City man with a history of drug and gun charges was arrested with both Tuesday, according to new charges. Special Investigation Section Detectives Brian Hambrecht and Ermindo Marsini were patrolling the beach block of Ocean Avenue just before 10 p.m., in response to residents’ complaints about drugs there, when they became suspicious of … Read moreTwo arrested with drugs and gun in Atlantic City

Texas men sentenced in trafficking of $230,000 worth of cocaine to Atlantic City

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Two Texas men caught bringing five kilograms of cocaine into Atlantic City were sentenced to prison Friday. Esiquio Salgado, 34, was sentenced to 12 years in state prison, with five years of parole ineligibility. Cristano Ramirez, 31, received a 10-year term, with three years without parole. Both men pleaded guilty in June to first-degree possession … Read moreTexas men sentenced in trafficking of $230,000 worth of cocaine to Atlantic City