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Police: Repeat Offender Swallowed Narcotics While Resisting Arrest

Four of five charges carry a three to five year incarceration sentence

A Forked River man was charged with several drug offenses after police witnessed a hand-to-hand transaction, police said.

Charles Dekker, 43, was allegedly witnessed in what was suspected to be a drug-related transaction in a local commercial parking lot on Wednesday, Nov. 21, police said.

As officers approached the two suspects, one attempted to flee on foot.

During Dekker’s arrest, police found an empty prescription bottle that originally contained Oxycodone. Dekker swallowed an unknown amount of narcotics while physically resisting arrest, police said.

Dekker was charged with possession of Oxycodone, distribution of Oxycodone, distribution within a school zone, tampering with evidence and resisting arrest.

He was sent to the Ocean County Jail with cash bail set at $50,000.

Four of the five charges carry a penalty of three to five years of incarceration.

Dekker was previously indicted in September 2011 for hindering efforts by police to arrest Charles Dekker, 22, of Forked River by giving false information to authorities.

Bill Bienz November 23, 2012 at 11:33 AM
Nice family
JTB November 23, 2012 at 01:15 PM
Sucks to suck
stretch113 November 23, 2012 at 01:19 PM
hope the SOB dies of an 'overdose'! . . . . . . . OR . . . Let the scumbag rot in jail
ArmedAndEqual November 23, 2012 at 02:36 PM
My question is what did Ray Sleeper get out of doing the controlled buy? A few dropped or lessened charges? That is the s%^& they should put on here.
Thersten howl the III November 23, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Agreed all snitches should take responsibility for there own troubles . Not work with police . Nick picone is a lil hoe
River City Rover November 23, 2012 at 05:00 PM
Everyone including the top cop should take responsibility for their actions and not be given a chance to retire and avoid the legal consequences.
B N November 23, 2012 at 05:34 PM
river city that is why you shouldnt be a cop in the town you live in to avoid this kind of conflict of interest Now with Mr Nally being gone implement Le Tellier s plan and use the savings to hire a few more po nd cut the Chiefs pay
FR Grown November 23, 2012 at 06:18 PM
They need a tested outsider to get the respect back with the other agencies that know the dirt. The residents of Lacey should be told the truth about everything ; but my guess is that they will sweep it under the rug and hope the towns people don't find out all the dirty details.
JOHNNY Done it November 26, 2012 at 03:26 AM
Make sure they retrive the evidence ,Give him some EX LAX ....LMAO
Amanda Macarthur November 26, 2012 at 05:29 PM
Its really sad knowing all these people r on these drugs.. what happened to a couple beers and maybe a joint..specially knowing that these pills lead to heroin use which people so close to him died from...
Steve November 29, 2012 at 12:10 AM
You guys are scumbags, flat out
Steve November 29, 2012 at 12:11 AM
Its like you got nothing better to do

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