Detectives saw a male and female suspected of drug distribution leave a Chelsea Street home. The arrests began shortly after they questioned the two and a third man who was meeting with them, the chief said.
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Salter was arrested and charged with loitering to obtain a controlled dangerous substance. Williams was charged with possession of heroin and intent to distribute heroin, the chief said.
The third suspect, Katherine Fagan, 18, Lanoka Harbor, was charged with possession of heroin, he said.
Williams was lodged in the Ocean County Jail in lieu of the bail on the child support warrant. Salter and Fagan were released on their own recognizance pending a court appearance, Paprota said.
Several hours later, detectives executed a search warrant at the home on 650 Chelsea Street in Forked River and made four more arrests, the chief said.
They found 132 folds of heroin, along with numerous hypodermic syringes. were discovered along with numerous hypodermic syringes, he said.
Shannon Augustino, 24, the homeowner, was charged with possession of hypodermic syringes. David Bond, 24, Little Egg Harbor, was charged with possession of heroin and possession of a hypodermic syringe, Paprota said.
Augustino and Bond were released on a summons pending a court appearance.
Also arrested was Steven Concannon, 50, Forked River. He was charged with possession of heroin, intent to distribute heroin, and intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance within 1,000 feet of the Lacey Township Middle School. He was taken to the Ocean County Jail in Toms River in lieu of $50,000 bail, Paprota said.
Jesse Morrell, 30, Toms River, was arrested for three outstanding warrants issued from Point Pleasant, Lacey, and Washington Township municipal courts. Jesse Morrell was lodged in the Ocean County Jail in lieu of $1,500 bail, the chief said.
Lacey police were assisted by the Ocean County
Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Group and a K-9 Unit from the
Ocean Township (Waretown) Police Department. Lacey Patrol Officers
Andrew Slota and Alan Abrecht assisted with the warrant execution, Paprota said.