ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS)—Atlantic City police have arrested a man they say was in possession of at least $80,000 worth of heroin.
A search warrant executed on March 6, 2017 resulted in the arrested of 35-year-old Ameer Stephens, of Atlantic City.READ MORE: Jersey Shore Residents Bracing For 12 Or More Inches Of Snow: ‘I Hope We Don’t Lose Power’
Police say inside Stephens’ vehicle, officers found one kilogram of raw, uncut heroin—a street value of roughly $80,000.
“This amount of heroin will make more than 35,000 individual bags of heroin,” said police in a news release.READ MORE: Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Man Found Unresponsive On West Philadelphia Golf Course
Police say they also recovered one pound of marijuana and a loaded handgun reported stolen from Georgia.
Stephens is being charged with leader of a narcotics trafficking network, two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) (heroin and marijuana), two counts of possession of CDS with the intent to distribute, unlawful possession of a weapon and other related offenses.
He remains held at the Atlantic County Justice Facility.MORE NEWS: South Jersey Residents Stock Up On Snow Supplies And Girl Scout Cookies Ahead Of Nearly 10 Inches Of Snow