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ATLANTIC CITY — Four people were arrested Monday night after, police said, they found more than 300 bags of heroin and 14 grams of cocaine in a stolen car during a traffic stop.

At 7:44 p.m., Officers Justin Peyton and Aaron Jones went to the first block of South Georgia Avenue after a 911 caller reported they saw a person in a vehicle point a gun, police said in a news release. The caller described the car and the people inside it.

Peyton and Jones found the car and conducted a traffic stop, police said. They found out the car had been reported stolen.

Inside the car, police found 370 bags of heroin, more than 14 grams of cocaine, a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, police said.

All four people in the car were arrested.

Alisha Gelsleichter, 26, of Ventnor, was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, two counts of possession with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school zone, and single counts of receiving stolen property, possession of drug paraphernalia and contempt of court. Gelsleichter was taken to the Atlantic County jail.

Dana Nelson, 33, of Camden, was charged with three counts of possession of CDS, two counts of possession with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school zone, and single counts of receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia.

William Ortiz, 38, of Atlantic City, was charged with three counts of possession of CDS, two counts of possession with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school zone, and single counts of receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Leonard Oglesby, 31, of Pleasantville, was charged with three counts of possession of CDS, two counts of possession with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school zone, and single counts of receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nelson, Ortiz and Ogelsby were released on summonses with a future court date.

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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