BRICK – Police said a tip from residents led to the arrests of three people on drug charges.
The tip involved a Cypress Avenue home in the Cedarwood Park section of the township. The Street Crimes Unit detectives pulled over two vehicles on January 20 in relation to the investigation.
Dion Holmes, 27, of Lakewood, was charged with distribution of heroin, and possession of marijuana, Promethazine, heroin, and paraphernalia.
Nayelie Ibarra, 21, of Brick, was charged with possession of heroin, marijuana and paraphernalia, as well as being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance.
Margaret Bozzetti, 33, of Brick, was charged with possession of heroin and paraphernalia.
Charges are merely accusations until proven in a court of law.
Brick Police Chief James Riccio noted that this is another example of how collaboration between citizens and the police department can be successful.
Concerned citizens are encouraged to report suspicious activity by calling police directly or using the Tip Line on the Brick Police website brickpd.com.