A Somers Point man was arrested on a warrant Tuesday when police found him in possession of controlled dangerous substances in a public housing community.

Police arrested Anthony Thorpe, 41, a maintenance worker and resident of Gates Apartments and charged him with possession of CDS with intent to distribute, as well as possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and for unlawful intent, according to Somers Point Chief Michael Boyd.

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Thorpe was found in possession of 75 bags of heroin, nine bags of marijuana and seven grams of cocaine, Boyd said.

A 32-caliber revolver was also found and $1,400 in cash was seized, Boyd said.

Thorpe is in jail on $250,000 cash bond. He has 15 previous felony convictions, Boyd said.

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