Atlantic City police are looking for a man whose car was full of drugs and a gun | Crime

ATLANTIC CITY — Police are searching for a city man after a car was found with drugs and a loaded handgun last week.

On April 4, police said they stopped a motor vehicle in the 1800 block of Arctic Avenue after noticing the driver, TajMalik Harris, had committed multiple traffic violations. During the stop, police discovered that Harris had a suspended driver’s license. Police seized the vehicle and took it to the Atlantic City Police Department’s forensic bay. Harris was released, police said in a news release.

Officer Jesse Oliver-Logan and his K-9 partner, Gee, searched the car and found narcotics, police said. After obtaining a search warrant for the car on April 5, police said they found a loaded handgun and several hundred folds of suspected heroin wax packaged for sale on the street.

Police later issued a warrant for Harris, 28, who is at large. Harris was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon during a drug distribution offence, possession of firearms by certain persons, possession of a controlled hazardous substance and possession with the intention of distributing. Harris also received multiple traffic calls, police said.

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Anyone with information about Harris’ whereabouts can call police at 609-347-5780 or 609-347-5588, or text tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.

Contact Mark Melhorn: 609-272-7179

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