AC Man Fires Gun Then Runs Toward Police Car
Here's a little tip for you young criminals: When you illegally fire a gun into the air and run away, it's probably best to not run toward a police car.
Atlantic City Police Officer Anthony Grajales-Prado was in the area of the 1500 block of Adriatic Avenue Monday night when he heard gunshots. He then watched as Dane Crippen started running toward his police car. Apparently recognizing the cruiser, Crippen abruptly stopped and changed direction:
Officer Grajales-Prado chased Crippen towards Brooklyn Avenue where officers established a perimeter around the area. Crippen was located in high grass attempting to conceal himself. He was found in possession of 17 grams of marijuana.
Officers backtracked the area where Crippen was observed and located a handgun. They also located shell casings from the area where the shots fired were heard.