Police: Barnegat Woman Arrested on Drug Charges had Child in Car

Barnegat woman's 3-year-old child was in vehicle as she drove through the Walmart parking lot imparied

A Barnegat woman was arrested on various drug charges after a concerned citizen found her slumped over the wheel of a vehicle.

Kerri Conroy, 25, was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 15 after the citizen observed her in a vehicle parked in the lot of the Lanoka Harbor Walmart and notified the police. The concerned citizen also reported that the vehicle contained a child in a car seat.

Lacey Township police responded to the scene at 11:36 a.m. where the vehicle was then driving through the Walmart parking lot. Conroy’s 3-year-old child was in the car.

Investigation led to the arrest of Conroy. She was sent to Ocean County Jail in lieu of her $25,000 bail, with no ten percent option.

Conroy was charged with possession of heroin, possession of marijuana 50 grams or less, endangering the welfare of a child, driving while impaired, drugs in a motor vehicle, driving while impaired with a minor child and reckless driving.

The vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded per John’s Law and DYFS was contacted to investigate.

paul rodgers February 20, 2012 at 05:24 PM
vee you sound much like nikki here who is another moron. yes call 911 and when they arrive they find you beating a mother with a crying child in the car watching it. there isnt enough jails to contain the kind of stupid you two are
mussel mon February 20, 2012 at 05:35 PM
those of you that resort to name calling and other ridiculous suggestions should remember that there is some mother,father,sister, brother, etc. that should not be subjected to such harsh criticism. they have enough to deal with without your foolish comments.
Debra March 12, 2012 at 12:15 AM
I dont have any names to say but just hope that the child gets a new mother that deserves her. FORGET Kerri the girl..the family should thank God the baby is alive and wasnt killed in the car with her driving under the influence!
kerriconroy November 28, 2012 at 06:09 PM
first off i wasnt slumped over wheel u morons and not drivng while they found me me and my daughter was walking on top off had no set nor last time i got un sick was 7 am so know what u r talking about and my daughter is fine and i did have a disease and never hurt her physically like many others..and people make mistakes aint none of u perfect so kick rocks and find something else better to do than talk shit bout others because u dont wanna focus on ur own isssuse any one got shit to say email me kerriconroy@gmail.com
kerriconroy November 28, 2012 at 06:13 PM
oh and funny how co deft is still doing him and not charged with shit bevaqua is a snitch call it for what it is by the way my daughter is fine and living as well as me sorry u guys didnt get what u want my haters are my motivaters


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