According to this mycentraljersey.com report, South Brunswick police arrested a parolee for allegedly dealing heroin out of a residential neighborhood. The arrest occurred pursuant to a warrant executed on Tuesday.
Pursuant to a raid by ten officers and detectives, the police personnel recovered drugs, money and drug paraphernalia. According to Lt. Jim Ryan, the investigation into possible drug distribution in the Brunswick Acres development began in early December and the arrest yielded $3,500 in cash, 360 decks of heroin, prescription medicine oxycodone and suboxone, and drug paraphernalia. According to police, the heroin’s street value was more than $2,100.
Chief Raymond Hicks stated, “We are doing everything to combat the heroin problem, from providing Narcan for officers to use, to going after drug dealers… We will not allow drug dealers to believe they have a safe haven and attempt to set up operations in the Township. With the communities support and assistance we will aggressively pursue any drug dealing in the Township.”
According to the report, the suspect was was charged with possession and distribution of CDS, two counts of child endangerment and violating conditions of his parole. He currently awaits a hearing in the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center in North Brunswick on $163,000 bail.
The heroin epidemic is a serious matter in New Jersey and CDS possession and distribution charges are very serious. South Brunswick residents convicted of selling and possessing heroin face significant jail time and other penalties that may be seen here. Heroin charges are indictable offenses that are heard in Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick.