Atlantic City man arrested with loaded gun in stolen car, police say
An Atlantic City man was arrested with a loaded gun in a stolen car, police said. Officers Michael Peters and James Andros IV saw a Dodge Caravan that had been reported stolen Saturday, when the owner thought he was turning it over to a valet at the Wyndham Hotel, according to the report. The man then sped off. While driving in the area of Tennessee and Atlantic avenues at about 7 a.m. Sunday, the officers recognized the minivan, and pulled it over, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. They arrested the driver, Steven Jacobs, 35. The officers also found a loaded handgun on the floorboard of Jacobs’ seat, Fair said. He is charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and theft of movable property. He was taken to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.