Atlantic City police arrested 42 people and confiscated more than $11,000 during last week’s Phish concerts at Boardwalk Hall.
The Atlantic City Police Department Special Investigations Section (Vice and Intelligence Unit) and TAC Team, with members of the Atlantic City Task Force and Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Guns, Gangs and Narcotics Unit conducted several surveillance and undercover operations around Boardwalk Hall from Thursday through Saturday.
Drugs also were recovered. They include hashish, MDMA, psilocybin mushrooms, LSD in paper blotters and sugar cubes, prescription pills, bath salts, 51 nitrous oxide tanks and marijuana in several forms, including cookies and brownies.
Two of the arrests, both women from Brooklyn, were for prostitution charges.
Locals arrested included Timothy Kinlaw, 20, of Atlantic City, for resisting arrest and cocaine possession charges; William Ridge IV, 30, of Cape May Court House, on mushroom and marijuana sale and possession charges; Abu Rasheed, 29, of Atlantic City, on marijuana sale and possession charges; Joseph Riley, 21, Ventnor, on marijuana possession charges; and Sherman Martin, 40, and John Brown, 39, both of Atlantic City, on imitation drug charges.
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