Investigation Leads To Gun, Drug Arrests

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  JACKSON – After receiving allegations of drug activity at a Bryant Drive home, the township police Special Enforcement Unit pulled over the resident’s vehicle and arrested him.

  Eduardo Bustamante-Ferrer, 24, of Jackson was charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance, possession of CDS with the intent to distribute, possession of CDS with the intent to distribute in a school zone and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was processed and later lodged in the Ocean County Jail.

  The investigation came during the week of November 4 at his Bryant Drive address. Between his vehicle and his home, police said they found more than 17 pounds of marijuana, over 300 THC vape cartridges, THC wax, paraphernalia used in the packaging and sale of marijuana and a .40 caliber handgun with a defaced serial number. Also seized was more than $13,000 in cash, a 2015 Acura TLX and multiple cell phones.

  A warrant was issued for Luis Ramirez, age 25 for possession of a defaced firearm and possession of a high capacity magazine. Mr. Ramirez was a resident of the Bryant Drive residence and is also known to stay at a residence on Coventry Drive in Lakewood.

  Charges are merely accusations until proven in a court of law.