Three Ocean County Men Arrested For Drugs

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JACKSON – Three men have been arrested and charged for dealing cocaine and heroin after a three-month long investigation, police said.

  Authorities identified Franklyn Baptiste, 54, and Daniel Meadows, 38, both from Jackson, to be selling crack cocaine and heroin from multiple homes and vehicles.

  On July 14, officers pulled over a 2019 Dodge Caravan operated by Baptiste and Meadows. Subsequently, they were arrested with being in possession of 200 doses of suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia.

  Baptiste was charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Distribution of CDS and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Meadows was charged with Distribution of CDS, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Conspiracy. Both were lodged in Ocean County Jail.


  On July 22, officers executed a search warrant at a home in Jackson which resulted in an arrest. Police arrested Ty Jarmolowich, 51, of Jackson for possessing methamphetamine. In addition, officers recovered nine marijuana plants that were proceeds from a 2021 burglary and they were subsequently returned to the owner.

  Jarmolowich was charged with Possession of CDS, two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Manufacturing of Marijuana, Distribution of Methamphetamine and Receiving Stolen Property. Jarmolowich was lodged in Ocean County Jail.

  The public are reminded that any persons arrested or charged with any offenses or crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.