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LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — An Atlantic City man was arrested this month after township police found more than 500 bags of heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana and a scale during a traffic stop.

Police pulled over James E. Whitfield, 28, in his black Kia four-door Oct. 10 on Scotch Pine Drive, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. During a search of the vehicle, police found 513 bags of heroin, nine bags of crack, marijuana and the scale.

Whitfield was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance and one count of possession with intent to distribute.

Contact: 609-272-7241

mbilinski@pressofac.com

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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