The Atlantic City, New Jersey Police Department is on a roll … capturing bad guys and taking weapons off of the streets with great regularity.

After hearing gunshots, the Atlantic City Police have arrested 2 men and 1 woman as follows:

On May 5, 2024, at 10:20 PM, patrol officers responded to the Club Wyndham Skyline Tower in the beach block of North Carolina Avenue for a report of gunshots being fired from a bal-cony. An investigation into this report led the officers to a room on the 21st floor. At this room, they encountered three occupants, Zara Griffiths, Corey Brown, and Malik Dean. Griffiths advised officers that there was a firearm in the room and provided the location, but it was not found.

Atlantic City Police Officer John Bell obtained a lawful applied search warrant for the room.

During a search, Atlantic City Police Officers located two handguns. All three occupants were arrested and charged as follows:

ARRESTED: Corey Brown, 42, of Chesapeake, Virginia.

CHARGES: Unlawful possession of a weapon (two counts), possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of hollow-point ammunition, and possession of high capacity magazine (three counts).

ARRESTED: Malik Dean, 43, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

CHARGES: Unlawful possession of a weapon (two counts), certain person not to possess a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of hollow-point ammunition, and possession of high capacity magazine (three counts).

ARRESTED: Zara Griffiths, 41, of Paoli, PA.

CHARGES: Unlawful possession of a weapon (two counts), possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of hollow-point ammunition, and possession of high capacity magazine (three counts).

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at (609) 347-5766 or submit a text anonymously to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD.

SOURCE: Captain Kevin Fair - Atlantic City Police Department Public Information Officer.

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