OCPD arrests man with loaded handgun near boardwalk - NBC40.net

OCPD arrests man with loaded handgun near boardwalk

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Police in Ocean City have arrested a Pleasantville man after he was discovered walking with a loaded handgun near the boardwalk.

It happened early Wednesday evening near 8th Street and the Boardwalk, when police say 23-year-old Stanford Walker, of Pleasantville, was approached after walking with an open container of alcohol. Upon further investigation, authorities discovered a loaded .380 caliber handgun tucked into the waistband of Walker’s pants.

Walker was taken into custody where it was learned that he was wanted on active warrants from Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court, Plainsboro Municipal Court, and Absecon Municipal Court.

Walker is being charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, and possession of weapon for unlawful purpose.

He was transported to the Cape May County Correctional Facility on $75,000 bail.

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