LAKEHURST – Their arrests started over window tint.
Lakehurst Police pulled over a 2012 Chevrolet with tinted windows Tuesday around 6 p.m. at Route 70 and Elm Street.
An on-scene investigation turned up 11 hypodermic needles, one sublingual strip of Suboxone and a crack pipe.
Police found further drugs and paraphernalia on the vehicle’s two occupants. Both also appeared to be under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance.
Police arrested Merissa Hoover, Little Egg Harbor, and charged her with possession of cds, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of hypodermic needles and being under the influence of CDS. She was also issued two tickets for tinted windows and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle.
Timothy A. Pearson, Toms River, was charged with possession of cds, possession of drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of CDS. He was written a ticket for failure to wear a seatbelt.
Both were processed at the Lakehurst Police Headquarters and released pending a mandatory court appearance at Ocean County Superior Court.