A man from Brooklyn who was apparently renting a home in Brigantine via Airbnb is facing charges after police found a gun inside of a house.

Brigantine Police say they received a call about an open door of a possibly unoccupied home in the 400 block of Sheridan Place on November 4th. A caller told police a burglary may have occurred.

Arriving officers, according to a post on Facebook, found the front door to the home open and they entered to check on the property. Once inside, cops found a handgun on a table in plain view. The handgun was seized and officers secured the residence for further investigation.

Brigantine Detectives determined the house was being rented by 25-year-old Joshua J. Vanosten of Brooklyn, NY, who was eventually arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Vanosten was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

Sign up for the Cat Country 107.3 Newsletter

Get the best of Cat Country delivered to your inbox every week.