BRICK – The Brick Police Street Crimes Unit patrolled throughout the weekend resulting in arrests for prostitution, firearms, drugs and other related crimes.
The first charge came on Thursday night. At 10 p.m. police arrested a male juvenile for possession of marijuana. He was in a vehicle pulled over in the area of Sawmill Road. He resisted arrest, police said. He was charged with seven counts of delinquency on juvenile complaints and released to a guardian.
A woman in the car, Destiny Bowen, 19, of Brick, was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
During the incident, the juvenile’s mother came out of her home and interfered with the arrest, police said. She was charged with obstruction.
On the night of July 12, detectives watched the same vehicle make frequent trips in and out of the Maple Leaf Condominium complex. Shortly after midnight detectives stopped the vehicle on the Garden State Parkway near Exit 91.
The driver, Eugene Ayala Jr., 25, of Toms River, was charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, loitering to obtain a controlled dangerous substance and several motor vehicle violations.
The passenger, Timothy Moore-Jackson, 23, of Brick, had a handgun on him. He was charged on a warrant with possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes and unlawful possession of a handgun.
During another late night patrol, detectives observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Sawmill Road. They found an adult male who was charged with engaging in prostitution. His identity remains undisclosed at this time.
Charges are merely accusations until proven in a court of law.