Ocean County Man Arrested For Drug Paraphernalia

Joseph Izquierdo (Photo courtesy Ocean County Jail)

  LACEY – A man from Egg Harbor Township has been arrested for drug paraphernalia and more after police discover an active warrant.

  On November 8, the Lacey Township Police Department responded to a call from the Wawa on Route 9 about a suspicious male in their bathroom. Officer Bruce Carver arrived at the scene and identified the male as Joseph Izquierdo, 35, of Egg Harbor Township.

  After identifying the suspect, Officer Carver found an active warrant out for Izquierdo which led to his arrest. Investigation revealed that Izquierdo had possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

  Izquierdo was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe. He is currently lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility.