Atlantic City teen found with handgun and heroin, police say
Updated: May 23
An Atlantic City was arrested with a handgun and heroin after a month-long investigation, police said. Rashawn Sanderlin, 18, was arrested after police searched a home on the 1800 block of Arctic Avenue just before 6 p.m. Tuesday, and found a loaded handgun and 510 bags of heroin, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. The warrant was obtained after an investigation led by Detective Brian Hambrecht. Sanderlin is charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession with intent to distribute, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon while committing a drug offense. He was taken to the Atlantic County Justice Facility. Anyone with information about drug sales is asked to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Special Investigations Section at 609-347-5858 or Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234. Information may also be texted anonymously to tip411 (847411), beginning the text with ACPD.