Three men from Atlantic City were arrested late Friday night and copy say two guns and narcotics were recovered after a man was robbed.

The ACPD says one of their officers was stopped at Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and Arctic Avenues by a man saying he was just robbed and pistol whipped by three men in the 1600 block of Atlantic Avenue. The victim, identified as a 48-year-old man from Atlantic City, had a laceration on his head and stated that two of the men were armed with handguns, according to cops. The victim pointed out three men on Arctic Avenue.

The officer observed the three men enter a vehicle. With assisting officers, the three were ordered from the vehicle and all three were detained.

Inside the vehicle, authorities say officers recovered two loaded handguns, 223.5 grams of cocaine, 295 bags of heroin, 87 oxycodone pills, and 42 OxyContin pills. Officers also recovered from the vehicle and the three suspects more than $6,200 in cash.

One handgun was found to have been reported stolen in South Carolina.

51-year-old Brian Wilson and 24-year-old Ahmed Martin, both of Atlantic City, were charged with robbery, conspiracy, two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession with intent to distribute CDS within 500 feet of a public zone, possession of prescription drugs, possession with intent to distribute CDS, possession of CDS paraphernalia, possession of a weapon while committing a CDS offense, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, receiving stolen property, aggravated assault, theft, and certain person not to possess a weapon.

27-year-old Taron Burnside of Atlantic City was charged with robbery, conspiracy, two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession with intent to distribute CDS within 500 feet of a public zone, possession of prescription drugs, possession with intent to distribute CDS, possession of CDS paraphernalia, possession of a weapon while committing a CDS offense, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, receiving stolen property, aggravated assault, and theft.

All three men were remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

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