A car stop in Atlantic City led to two arrests involving drugs and a loaded gun early this morning.

Detectives Anthony Abrams and Jeremy Nirenberg were on detail at the Carver Hall apartments at about 2:40 this morning when they stopped a car, Sgt. Monica McMenamin said.

Lakesha Mitchell, the front seat passenger, was found in possession of a handgun with five hollow-point bullets, according to the report.

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Backseat passenger Hassan Muhammad, 31, was in possession of marijuana and had outstanding warrants out of the city, totaling $932. He was also charged with drug possession.

The driver, Jeffrey Lampkin, was not charged and sent on his way, McMenamin said.

Mitchell, 30, was charged with possession of a weapon and possession of prohibited devices for the bullets. She is jailed on $100,000 bail.

Both Mitchell and Muhammad live nearby on the 1900 block of Caspian Avenue.

- Lynda Cohen

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