Major marijuana bust after Atlantic City cops see car sleepersPosted by On

ATLANTIC CITY — What started as a wellness check led to the arrest of two individuals and the seizure of a cache of weapons and drugs.

On Monday, Oct. 10, two officers were flagged down by a concerned citizen on South Michigan Avenue regarding two individuals inside a parked car, possibly experiencing a medical emergency.

The two occupants of the vehicle, 33-year-old Shannon Lockhart of Egg Harbor City, and 34-year-old Gregory Donzuso of Hammonton appeared to be sleeping.

The officers determined Lockhart was having a medical emergency. Aid was quickly rendered until EMS arrived on the scene.

Officers said they found a large quantity of marijuana packaged inside a large open box in the back seat of the vehicle.

Police said they confiscated 14.6 pounds of pot, two defaced 9mm handguns, a 30-round magazine loaded with hollow point ammunition, a silencer, three rifle rounds, and a digital scale.

The officers also seized $546 in cash, believed to be proceeds from the CDS sales.

Both Donzuso and Lockhart were taken into custody. They were charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, two counts of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, two counts of possession of a defaced firearm, possession of a large capacity magazine, possession of hollow point bullets, possession of a silencer, possession of a weapon while committing a drug offense, possession of marijuana over 6 ounces, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of drug…

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