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Atlantic City Man Admits to Possession of Handgun, Marijuana

Atlantic City


By: Yuritza Arroyo

 Atlantic County authorities announced that a county man admitted to possession of a weapon and intent to distribute.

According to officials, on Thursday, June 22, Divier Silva, 27, of Atlantic City, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun and one count of third-degree Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana.

Officials say the plea agreement calls for a sentence of five years in New Jersey State Prison, with one year of parole ineligibility, concurrent to a sentence of three years in New Jersey State Prison for the marijuana charge.

The defendant is scheduled to be sentenced on August 3.