BRICK – A Brick woman and a Lakewood man were arrested by members of the Township Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit for drug related crimes.
Members of the SCU made the arrest around 5:40 p.m. on May 7, following an investigation into suspicious drug activity in the area of a McDonald’s located at 191 Van Zile Road.
Melissa A. Esper, 27, was charged with possession of crack cocaine, possession of paraphernalia and obstruction. She was also issued multiple motor vehicle citations and released on a summons.
Police issued an arrest warrant for Rashad Anderson 34, for involvement in this case. He was charged with possession of crack cocaine, possession of paraphernalia, distribution of crack cocaine, obstruction and endangering the welfare of a child.
Anderson was also issued multiple traffic citations. He later turned himself into authorities and is currently lodged in the Ocean County Jail.