Brigantine Police have released information on Facebook about an Atlantic City man they arrested early Monday morning on a vehicle stop who was found to have a loaded handgun.

Police say they pulled over Edward L. Slatton IV, of Atlantic City about 3 am on Monday, Oct 18 on a motor vehicle stop in the 4100 Block of Brigantine Blvd.

Slatton was found to have an active warrant for his arrest.

As police arrested him, they discovered that he had a loaded handgun concealed on his person. It was later learned that Slatton is a person prohibited from possessing weapons by law.

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Slatton was charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and possession of a high-capacity magazine. He was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility pending a detention hearing, according to police.

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