Ocean County Residents Arrested For Drugs, Illegal Firearms And More

Photo courtesy of the Barnegat Police Department

  BARNEGAT – After performing a search warrant, five Ocean County residents were arrested and charged for illegal firearms, multiple drugs and more.

  Officers from the Barnegat Police Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) executed a search warrant at a home on Highland Drive on January 14. As a result, officers seized recovered two illegal handguns (one defaced, one ghost gun) crack cocaine, heroin and approximately $4,000.

  Police arrested five individuals and all are lodged in the Ocean County Jail. Those arrested and charged were:

  Taquan Pearson, 30, of Barnegat; charged with: Possession of heroin, Possession of cocaine, Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute (2nd degree), Possession of heroin with intent to distribute, Possession of a firearm (2x – 2nd degree), Possession of a firearm during a CDS offense (2nd degree), Certain person not to possess a weapon.

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  Brittany Goodrich, 19, of Barnegat; charged with: Possession of heroin, Possession of cocaine, Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute (2nd degree), Possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

  Jeffrey Bair, 51, of Barnegat; charged with: Possession of heroin, Outstanding ATS warrant.

  Stanley Bair, 60, of Waretown; charged with: Possession of heroin, Outstanding warrant.

  Zbigniew Mazur, 38, of Barnegat; charged with: Possession of cocaine, Possession of drug paraphernalia, Three no bail warrants.

  The Crime Reduction Unit was assisted by members of the Barnegat Police Department Operations Division, the Ocean County Regional SWAT team and the Stafford Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit.