Senior Charged With Dealing Cocaine And Heroin

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  BRICK – A senior citizen was charged with dealing cocaine and heroin by local police.

  Frank Russo Jr., 66, of Brick was pulled over by detectives from the Brick Township Street Crimes Unit at around 9:45 p.m. on April 28 near the intersection of Church and Mantoloking roads.

  Police said a search of his vehicle led to finding cocaine and heroin packaged for resale as well as seven Xanax pills, 3 grams of crack cocaine, and a butterfly knife.

  His charges include Possession of Crack Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Xanax, Possession of Heroin with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Hindering Apprehension and Possession of a Weapon. Russo Jr. was also issued traffic summonses for Careless Driving and having a Controlled Dangerous Substance in a Motor Vehicle.