BRICK – The Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit were involved in a number of arrests over the weekend.
On May 26, detectives were investigating a suspicious vehicle near Yorktown Plaza. The driver, James McColley, 39, of Toms River was issued summonses for Failure to Maintain Lane, Suspended Registration, Uninsured Motor Vehicle, Careless Driving, CDS in a Motor Vehicle, and Unsafe Motor Vehicle. He was also charged with Possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), Possession of Paraphernalia and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe.
There had been a used hypodermic syringe with suspected heroin residue, a glass pipe with suspected crack cocaine residue, and some crack cocaine.
Street Crimes Detectives observed a suspected drug transaction at 9 p.m. on May 26 near the Walmart on Route 88.
Police said James Pasqualetto, 22, of Whiting, and Therese Howard, 20, of Lakewood, were in possession of THC cartridges and drug paraphernalia. Both arrestees were processed and released on a summons for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On May 27, Street Crimes Unit Detectives investigated a suspicious vehicle in the Waterside Gardens apartment complex. Detectives identified the occupants as Lewis C. Bishop, 20, of Brick and Janiece C. Granville, 18, of Berkeley. Bishop was found in possession of multiple bags of marijuana, and Granville was found in possession of marijuana, liquid THC oil in a hypodermic syringe, and a digital scale.
Bishop was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of CDS, and Paraphernalia. Granville was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of CDS Paraphernalia, Possession of THC liquid, and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe.
On May 28, police were alerted to a woman possibly doing drugs in a portable toilet by the Wawa on Lanes Mill Road.
Street Crimes Unit detectives responded and saw Neysa Rivera, 28, of Browns Mills come out of the portable toilet, appearing to be under the influence of a CDS. Rivera was charged with Obstruction, possession of heroin, crack cocaine, Alprazolam, a hypodermic syringe, and paraphernalia.
Detectives said they witnessed a drug transaction in the area of the Maple Leaf Apartment Complex.
Kevin M. Devlin, 39, of Brick, and Thomas J. Smith, 41, of Brick were observed by police, who later searched their vehicle, finding a substance believed to be crack cocaine in a glass pipe. Both allegedly had approximately 45 wax folds of suspected heroin. Devlin and Smith were both charged with possession of crack cocaine, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, and paraphernalia. Devlin also had multiple outstanding warrants.
Finally, on May 28, Street Crimes Detectives pulled over a vehicle occupied by Dalton Anderson, 23, of Lacey. An investigation turned up 2 ounces of marijuana, approximately 2 ounces of THC liquid, THC edibles, packaging materials and drug paraphernalia. Anderson was charged with 2 counts of Manufacturing CDS, 2 counts of possession of more than 50 grams of Marijuana, possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.