Police Arrest Man With Loaded Handgun Near Ocean City Boardwalk

first_imgOcean City police found a loaded .380 caliber handgun tucked into the waistband of pants worn by a 23-year-old Pleasantville man they had just arrested for carrying an open alcoholic container on Wednesday evening.Stanford Walker IV, 23, is charged with unlawful possession of a handgun and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, according to Ocean City Police Capt. Steve Ang.Boardwalk officers first encountered Walker on the 800 block of Eighth Street at about 8 p.m. Wednesday (June 4). After stopping him with the open container, they learned he is wanted on active arrest warrants from Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court, Plainsboro Municipal Court and Absecon Municipal Court, according to Ang.Walker was taken into custody by the officers for processing on the arrest warrants and issuance of a city alcohol violation summons.During a search following his arrest, Walker was found to be in possession of the loaded handgun, which was secured without incident, Ang said.Walker was transported to the Cape May County Jail, where he is being held on $75,000 full cash bail.__________Sign up for OCNJ Daily’s free newsletter“Like” us on Facebooklast_img

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