500 times heroin seized, Atlantic City man arrested

A 25-year-old man was arrested for drug trafficking during a surveillance operation, authorities said.

On Wednesday, May 18, members of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section conducted a surveillance operation near Texas and Atlantic Avenues.

Detectives observed Davaughn Williams loitering in the area and participating in several suspected drug deals, Atlantic City police said. Additionally, detectives had received information indicating that a man matching Williams’ description was selling drugs in the area, they said.

Detectives approached Williams and arrested him near Iowa and Atlantic avenues. Williams was found in possession of 10 bricks, or 500 individual wax plies of heroin, 1.3 grams of suspected crack cocaine and 36 grams of marijuana, police said.

Williams was arrested by detectives without incident. The surveillance operation and arrest was carried out by Detective Chris Dodson with the assistance of Detectives Alberto Valles, Chris Smith and Chris Ivanov.

Williams, of Atlantic City, has been charged with multiple drug offenses.

Williams received a subpoena and was released pending a future court date.

Anyone with information about this incident or the distribution of narcotics is asked to contact the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section at 609-347-5858 or send an anonymous text message to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD.

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