MAYS LANDING –An Egg Harbor City man has been arrested and charged with numerous narcotics offenses, following a Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit investigation that began in December 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced.
On May 4, 2022, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant upon a 2020 Acura TLX at 805 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ. Laquay Gibbs, 40, of Egg Harbor City was arrested during a pedestrian stop prior to the execution of the search warrant.
Members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit recovered the following items during the execution of the search warrant:
-A black bag containing approximately 16.8 grams of suspected heroin
-approx. 500 wax folds of suspected heroin
-several hundred empty white wax bags
-cut measuring straw with plastic spoon
-one-gallon Zip-Lock bag filled with tan rubber-bands
-4 suspected MDMA pills
-5 white pills stamped M/20 (suspected fentanyl pills, pressed to appear like Oxycodone 20mg).
Gibbs is charged with the following CDS offenses:
- Distribution of Heroin 2C: 35-5B (2) (2nd degree)
- Possession of Heroin 2C:35-10A(1) (3rd degree)
- Possession of Ecstasy 2C:35-10A(1) (3rd degree)
- Distribution of CDS within
500’of a Public Park 2C:35-7.1A (2nd degree)
Gibbs was transported to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, processed, placed on a warrant and transported to and lodged at the Atlantic County Justice Facility.
***These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. ***
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.