Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Narcotics Strike Force collaborated with local law enforcement to conduct an investigation into the distribution of illegal narcotics in Ocean County.
This cooperative investigation identified a residence in Little Egg Harbor as being utilized by Allison Pintye, 26, of Little Egg Harbor, to store and distribute Methamphetamine.
According to county officials, on Wednesday, February 24, Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Narcotics Strike Force and other local law enforcement initiated surveillance on the subject residence in Little Egg Harbor Township.
Detectives ultimately observed Pintye meet with a female, later identified as Kari Scull, 26, of Tuckerton, in front of the residence. Scull was subsequently detained and arrested without incident after leaving the residence and found to be in possession of a quantity of Methamphetamine.
Officials said that detectives subsequently executed a court-authorized search warrant at the subject residence. A search of the residence resulted in the seizure of approximately 22 grams of Methamphetamine packaged for distribution purposes, along with a scale and additional packaging materials.
As a result of this investigation, Allison Pintye was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine in an amount Greater than One-Half Ounce with Intent to Distribute, Distribution of Methamphetamine in an amount Less than One-Half Ounce, Possession of Methamphetamine in an amount Less than One-Half Ounce with Intent to Distribute, two counts of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Pintye was processed at Little Egg Harbor Township Police Headquarters and released on a summons pending a future court appearance.
The investigation also resulted in Kari Scull being charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. Scull was likewise processed at Little Egg Harbor Township Police Headquarters, and also released on a summons pending a future court appearance.