Galloway Township police arrested a 19-year-old man on drug and gun charges Thursday.

Craig Pendleton, 19, was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, possession of hollow-point bullets and a drug-related offense, police said in a statement.

He was transported to Atlantic County jail on $55,000 bail.

Police also arrested David Whealton, 25, and Brian Pendleton, 48, on drug charges.

The arrest came after police executed a search warrant on his home at the  200 block of Saint Joseph Street, police said.

It was the second gun-related arrest in the township in the past week, police said.

On Sept. 21, Anthony Canizzaro III was charged with possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. He was held at Atlantic County jail on $50,000 bail.   

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