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Atlantic City police union’s day in court Monday over potential layoffs and contract cuts. Patrolman on Atlantic Avenue near the Atlantic City Public Safety building. April 7, 2017 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

ATLANTIC CITY — Three city residents were arrested Friday after police seized more than 1,000 bags of heroin and other drugs in an investigation that spanned two counties, police said.

A three-month investigation into the distribution of narcotics led to the arrests of Lewis Hargrove, Omar Fisher and Tenisah Alexander, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.

Detective Darrin Lorady acted upon information that Hargrove was transporting drugs between the resort and Deptford, Gloucester County, Fair said.

As a result of the investigation, detectives executed search warrants on three homes — two in the city and one in Sewell, Gloucester County — and two vehicles, Fair said.

During the search, detectives recovered 1,050 bags of heroin, 22 grams of fentanyl, three grams of cocaine, two pounds of marijuana, paraphernalia consistent with distributing narcotics and more than $5,000 in cash, he said.

Hargrove, 38, was charged with two counts each of possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession with intent to distribute, maintaining a drug production facility, distribution of CDS and conspiracy.

Fisher, 38, was charged with two counts each of possession of CDS and possession with intent to distribute, possession of CDS paraphernalia and conspiracy.

Alexander, 30, was charged with possession of CDS, possession with intent to distribute, maintaining a drug production facility and conspiracy.

All three were sent to the Atlantic County jail, Fair said.

Contact: 609-272-7202


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