BRICK – A Jackson man was charged with distributing crack cocaine out of a house in Brick.
Police said Montel Thomas, 38, operated a drug distribution business out of the house. A search warrant was issued after three months of investigation. Detectives found approximately 65 grams of crack cocaine and a quantity of marijuana.
He was charged with Possession of more than One-Half Ounce but less than Five Ounces of Crack Cocaine with Intent to Distribute; Possession of more than One-Half Ounce but less than Five Ounces of Crack Cocaine with Intent to Distribute within 1000 feet of a School; Possession of Crack Cocaine; and Possession of less than 50 Grams of Marijuana.
Charges are merely accusations until proven in a court of law.
Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer thanked the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Asset Forfeiture Unit, Brick Township Police Street Crimes Unit, and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit for their teamwork on the case.