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.

Latest Video

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

Never miss breaking news as it happens! Sign up now to receive alerts delivered to your inbox.

Recommended for you

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.