Atlantic City police car

ATLANTIC CITY — In the past week, 12 arrests were made in the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue after detectives conducted surveillance operations to target drug dealers, police said.

Merchants and local residents concerned for the safety of the community complained, police said.

Eleven men — one of them twice — and one woman were arrested. Detectives recovered cocaine, marijuana and heroin from them, police said. Detective Jefferson Rivera led the investigation.

The following people were arrested:

Daniel Woods-Blackwell, 27, of Atlantic City, charged with three counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, or CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS and distribution of CDS;

Donovan Robinson, 24, charged with two counts of possession of CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS, distribution of CDS and possession of CDS with intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public zone;

A 17-year-old boy from Egg Harbor City charged with possession of CDS and distribution of CDS;

Three 17-year-old boys from Atlantic City charged with possession of CDS, possession with intent to distribute CDS, distribution of CDS and possession of CDS with intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public zone;

Michael Anthony, 57, of Woodland, charged with possession of CDS;

Emilio Martinez, 77, of Atlantic City, charged with possession of CDS;

Jasmine Jones, 19, of Philadelphia, charged with possession of CDS;

Andrew Fleishman, 44, of Atlantic City, charged with possession of CDS.

Don Cross, 35, of Port Republic, charged with possession of CDS;

Christopher Wright, 49, of Atlantic City, charged with possession of CDS.

— Maxwell Reil

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I’ve written for multiple publications including Levittown Now, Passyunk Post, Philadelphia Neighborhoods,Temple News and JUMP Magazine. I’ve covered arts, entertainment, business, music, sports and local government. Experienced in videography.

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