Ocean County Prosecutor announced that Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Narcotics Strike Force collaborated with the Lakewood Township Police Department Patrol Division, to conduct an investigation into the distribution of heroin/fentanyl and cocaine in the Ocean County area.
According to Ocean County Officials, this cooperative investigation identified a residence in Lakewood as being used by Dayewon Crockam, 21, of Lakewood, to store and distribute illegal narcotics.
On September 16, Detectives executed a court-authorized search warrant on Crockam’s residence.
Officals said, during the course of the investigation, Detectives determined that Crockam would frequent a neighboring residence; Detectives were able to secure the consent of the neighbor to search that residence.
As a result of the searches of the both residences, Detectives seized approximately 2,750 wax folds of heroin/fentanyl, 18grams of cocaine, a loaded 45 caliber handgun with a laser sight and a drum-style extended magazine, drug paraphernalia, and approximately $8,100 in United States currency.
Crockam was charged with Possession of more than One-Half Ounce but less than Five Ounces of Heroin with Intent to Distribute, Possession of more than One-Half Ounce but less than Five Ounces of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Certain Person Not to Possess a Firearm; Possession of a Weapon During a Controlled Dangerous Substance Offense, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon or Device and Financial Facilitation.
Crockam was taken into custody at his residence, and is presently lodged in the Ocean County Jail pending a detention hearing.