Atlantic City Police say a man from Northfield who was wanted for an assault with a shotgun in July was arrested in Atlantic City Thursday.

According to the ACPD, back on July 13th, officers responded to the first block of North Michigan Avenue where a 43-year-old man was struck in the head several times by a man with a shotgun. The victim was transported to ARMC-City treatment.

On Thursday, Sgt. Garry Stowe saw the suspect vehicle, which was identified following an investigation last month, at New York and Pacific Avenues.

Police say,

[Stowe] conducted a motor vehicle stop and began to speak with the driver, David Spinks. Spinks exited the vehicle and attempted to assault Sergeant Stowe. Spinks began to resist arrest and after other officers arrived to assist was taken into custody. Sergeant Stowe located a loaded handgun in Spinks’ pocket.

61-year-old David Spinks of Northfield was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, certain person not to possess a weapon, aggravated assault, aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, and tampering with evidence. Spinks was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

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