Type: Possession of a Stolen
Handgun, Assault on Police, DWI
Date and Time of Incident:
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 2:34 A.M.
Accused name only when charged and
arrested / City / Age: Richard Martinez of
39 years old
Unlawful possession of a handgun, Certain persons not to have
weapons, Possession of a stolen firearm, Aggravated Assault on Police,
Resisting Arrest, Driving While Intoxicated, and numerous motor vehicle
Incident Location by hundred block,
no exact address: Intersection of
Route 30 and
Arresting / Investigating Officer:
Officer Jacqueline Crocker #98
Misc. / Other Related Information:
While on patrol, Officer
Jacqueline Crocker observed a dark colored SUV driving erratically west bound
on The White Horse Pike. Officer
Crocker initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the driver,
Richard Martinez, who Officer Crocker suspected of being under the influence
of an intoxicating substance. Officer
Casey and Officer Jorgensen arrived to assist and it was discovered that
was in possession of a loaded handgun on his person.
While being placed in custody
resisted arrest and assaulted police on scene.
It was later discovered that the handgun was reported stolen.
was placed in custody and lodged in The Atlantic County Justice Facility on
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