Newark NJ Heroin Distribution SuspectToms River law enforcement recently arrested a Newark NJ man accused of manufacturing and distributing heroin in Ocean County, New Jersey.

The suspect is a 27-year-old resident of Newark, New Jersey. Police got a tip about illegal drug activity in Ocean County and started an investigation. Multiple law enforcement agencies participated in the investigation, including the Toms River Police Department Special Enforcement Team, the Lavallette Police Department, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Group, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

At the conclusion of the investigation, police obtained search warrants and an arrest warrant. Detectives then conducted searches at residences located in Winteringham Village in Toms River and on the 100 block of Philadelphia Avenue in Lavallette, New Jersey.

During the searches, police officers reportedly discovered 250 wax folds of heroin, 50 grams of powder heroin, and various drug paraphernalia such as empty wax folds, stamps, and sifters.

The suspect faces very serious charges for several drug offenses, including possession of heroin, possession with intent to distribute heroin, and maintaining a heroin manufacturing facility.

After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect was transported to the Ocean County Jail in Toms River, New Jersey. He was being held at the jail on a bail amount of $75,000.

For additional information about this case, read the article, “N.J. Man Charged with Running Heroin Manufacturing Facility.”