Police: Two Houses Used For Drug Dealing

Shaun Crawford and Sanine Brosseau (Photos courtesy Ocean County Jail/Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

  CREAM RIDGE – Two homes – one in Cream Ridge and one in Bordentown – were being used to deal meth, heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl, police said. The houses were under surveillance, and when a suspect left, he got pulled over in Manchester.

  On July 27, police said they watched Shaun Crawford, 36, of Trenton leave the Cream Ridge home. He was pulled over and arrested; then the two homes were searched. They found about nine ounces of methamphetamine, 6,550 wax folds of heroin, six ounces of cocaine and crack cocaine, two handguns, and $3,000 from the two homes.

  Crawford was charged with Maintaining or Operating a Controlled Dangerous Substance Facility; Distribution of more than Five Ounces of Methamphetamine; Possession of more than Five Ounces of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute; two counts of Possession of more than Five Ounces of Heroin/Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute; Possession of more than Five Ounces of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute; Possession of Methamphetamine; Possession of Cocaine; Possession of Heroin/Fentanyl; Certain Person Not to Have a Weapon; two counts of Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Controlled Dangerous Substance Offense; Possession of Hollow Point Bullets; and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon or Device – specifically a High Capacity Magazine.

  Sanine Brosseau, 44, was arrested at the Cream Ridge home. She was charged with Possession of less than One-Half Ounce of Heroin/Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute; Possession of more than One-Half Ounce but less than Five Ounces of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute ; Possession of Heroin/Fentanyl; Possession of Methamphetamine; Possession of Ecstasy; Possession of Methadone; Possession of Dextroamphetamine-Amphetamine; Conspiracy to Possess Five Ounces or more of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute; Conspiracy to Possess Five Ounces or more of Heroin/Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute; and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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  These arrests came as part of a multi-agency investigation to find drug dealers in Ocean and other counties.

  Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer commended the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Asset Forfeiture Unit, United States Drug Enforcement Administration – HIDTA/MOPOD Group 5, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office Gang, Gun and Narcotics Task Force, Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Enterprise Investigative Section, New Jersey State Police – Trafficking Central Unit, New Jersey State Police Hamilton Station, New Jersey State Police T.E.A.M.S. Unit, Manchester Township Police Department Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET), Berkeley Township Police Department Detective Bureau, Ocean County Sheriff’s Office, Ocean County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, and Bordentown City Police Department, for their efforts in connection with this investigation.

  Charges are merely accusations until proven in a court of law.