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Philly Man Arrested In AC On Several Drug, Gun Charges

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — A Philadelphia man is facing several drug charges after he was arrested in Atlantic City, Wednesday.

Atlantic City Police say they found two loaded handguns and crack cocaine inside a room at the Knight’s Inn on Albany Avenue that was registered to 22-year-old Eric Jones, of Philadelphia.

Jones was arrested and charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a handgun, receiving stolen property, possession of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent within 500 feet of a public place, possession of a weapon during a cocaine offense and possession of hollow point ammunition.

Jones remains behind bars.

 

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