Media Release - Poss. of Handgun / CDS Distribution

INCIDENT: Unlawful Possession of Handgun by Convicted Felon/ Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS (Marijuana) / Possession of a Handgun while Distributing CDS

LOCATION:  Motor Vehicle Stop Rt. 30 @ Haddon Avenue Galloway Twp       

DATE / TIME: Friday August 30, 2013 @ 0021 hours  

VICTIM: State of New Jersey

SUSPECT: Richard D. Kirkland Jr.  

ARRESTING OFFICER: Ofc. Przemyslaw Ryba #99

A search warrant was conducted subsequent to a motor vehicle stop for unrelated moving violations. Richard D. Kirkland Jr. of Galloway Township, a 25 y/o male was arrested by Galloway Township Police and charged with two (2) counts of Unlawful Possession of Handgun by Convicted Felon/ Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS (Marijuana) / Possession of a Handgun while Distributing CDS. A Glock .40 caliber handgun was recovered from the vehicle as well as a Stolen .38 caliber Taurus revolver out of Philadelphia.  

Kirkland was lodged in the Atlantic County Jail Facility in lieu of $100,000.00 cash bail.

 

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