Jackson Man Sought To Face Drug Charges

Ricardo Cruickshank (Photo courtesy Jackson PD)

  JACKSON – A township man is at large and is facing multiple drug charges following a narcotics investigation that involved the seizure of drugs and a weapon.

  Ricardo Cruickshank 26, was charged on complaint warrants by the investigating detectives and was charged with: possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  He also faces charges of possession of a firearm while involved in controlled dangerous substance sales, certain persons not to possess a firearm and possession of a defaced firearm. He is currently entered as a New Jersey wanted person.

  During the morning hours of June 25, detectives assigned to the department’s Special Enforcement Unit concluded an investigation into the allegation of narcotics sales.

  Around 5 a.m. a search warrant was executed at a Westlake Court residence and during the subsequent search, cocaine, marijuana, a marijuana plant and hydroponic growing materials; paraphernalia along with a .25 caliber handgun were seized. The subject of the investigation was not home at the time of the search.

  Anyone with information about Cruickshank’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Jackson Police Department at 732-928-1111 or through the department’s Stop It app.