Atlantic City Police have charged four men from Pennsylvania after a man was struck by a pellet from a BB gun on Arkansas Avenue. City police say they recovered a real handgun from the four men during the arrest. The gun was determined to be a ghost gun.
A casino workers union plans to picket the Tropicana Casino as early as Wednesday. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Local 54 of the Unite Here union says the picket line will form Wednesday evening. Contracts with nine casinos are expiring this week.
Atlantic City Police say six men from Atlantic County were arrested and charged with having illegal handguns and drugs in their possession. Police conducted a search at a home on South Florida Avenue and found loaded handguns and illegal drugs. Over $43,000 in cash was also seized by police.
Atlantic City Police have charged two men with drug offenses during separate arrests this week. 18 year old Regan Young of Atlantic City was arrested after a foot chase in which he discarded wax folds of illegal drugs. A short time later, 35 year old Marcus Burris was charged with the wax folds in his…
Atlantic City’s casinos had a very good month in April. New win figures show the gaming halls took in $235.3 million, which represents a 24 percent increase over April of last year. Sports betting accounted for $50 million.
Atlantic City Police have charged a 17 year old boy with being in possession of a high capacity magazine handgun that was full of hollow point bullets. Police made the arrest during an investigation Friday at the Carver Hall Apartment Complex. The juvenile was taken to a detention facility.
Unionized workers in Atlantic City are seeking significant wage hikes through new contract negotiations. NJ.com reports that the current agreement expires at the end of this month. The union intends to not only increase wages to market conditions, but to improve wages to put workers into the middle class.
Atlantic City Police announced the arrest of 25 year old Nasir Sutton of Newark who is accused of threatening his girlfriend with a handgun. Police say it happened Saturday afternoon at a home located in the beach block of Park Place. Sutton allegedly threatened to shoot the woman in the head. He was taken to…
25 year old Shawn Applewhite of Marlton has received an eight year prison sentence for an attempted robbery at an Atlantic City casino. The New Jersey Attorney General announced today that Applewhite was accused of threatening a patron at Bally’s Casino with a box cutter knife in December, 2020. He must serve at least seven…
Atlantic City Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a motor vehicle Wednesday night on Route 40. Police say two off duty officers came across the crash and immediately rendered assistance to the victim. The 23 year old driver who struck the pedestrian remained on the scene of the accident.