Drugs, Fraud, And More From Police Enforcement

Photo by Jason Allentoff

  BRICK – Township Police released a list of arrests made by the Street Crimes Enforcement patrol that included DWIs, drug use, and resisting arrest.

  On August 26, detectives spotted Jason Feliciano, 34, of Brick, driving a vehicle. The detectives knew Feliciano and pulled him over for an outstanding warrant. Police said he had on him a prescription bottle filled with urine which is suspected to be used to foil drug tests.

  While arresting him, Clifton Tancemore, 38, of Brick approached the officers. He, too, had outstanding warrants. Police said Tancemore resisted efforts to arrest him.

  Feliciano was charged with Contempt of Court, Possession of a Device Used to Defraud Administration of a Drug Test, and Driving While Suspended. He was lodged in Ocean County Jail.

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  Tancemore was charged with Contempt of Court and Resisting Arrest. He was released on a summons.

  At 2:30 a.m. on September 7, police pulled over a car driving in the oncoming lane. Coffii Assogbahou, 42, of Hamilton, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and other motor vehicle offenses.

  On September 8 at 6 p.m., detectives said they watched what appeared to be a drug deal in the parking lot of the Route 88 Wal-Mart. A nearby officer pulled over the suspect, who allegedly threw a black bag and glass pipe out the window. These items were found to have cocaine and heroin packaged for sale.

  When the driver’s vehicle was searched, they found an EBT card belonging to a deceased person that the driver had apparently used to buy groceries.

  The driver, Michael Havekost, 51, of Wall, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) with Intent to Distribute, 4 counts of Possession of a CDS, Possession of Paraphernalia, and Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. Havekost was lodged in Ocean County Jail.

  The passenger, Nelson Rodriguez (45 years old from Toms River) was charged with Possession of a CDS with Intent to Distribute, 4 counts of Possession of a CDS, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes (a knife found on his person), and Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. Rodriguez was lodged in Ocean County Jail.