MONMOUTH COUNTY – After a three-month long investigation, two Monmouth County men have been arrested in connection with a local narcotics distribution ring, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.
On March 24, arrests were made as a result of search warrants executed at the Crystal Inn in Eatontown and 9 Gosselin Avenue in Oceanport along with two vehicles. Detectives seized over 300 grams of cocaine, several pounds of marijuana, approximately $1,000 in cash and drug packaging materials.
Detectives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Enterprise Unit, along with the Eatontown, Oceanport, and Union Beach Police Departments, as well as the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested Herbert Standard, 41, of Asbury Park, and Mark Standard, 40, of Oceanport.
Herbert Standard was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute, third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, fourth-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance and third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute. He is in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution pending a detention hearing.
Mark Standard was charged with possession of paraphernalia and was released on a summons.
The public are reminded that all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.