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Mays Landing Man Charged with Narcotics, Weapons, Robbery and Aggravated Assault Charges

By kcora on
Mays Landing

A Mays Landing man has been charged with multiple narcotics charges, weapons, robbery and aggravated assault charges, following a multi-law enforcement agency investigation, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

According to authorities, on Aug. 3rd, members of the Hamilton Township Police Department and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office apprehended Kaiwan Lewis, 24, pursuant to an ongoing narcotics distribution investigation.

Officials charged him with Second degree Distribution of Heroin, and Third degree Possession of Heroin.

In addition, on August 8th, Lewis was charged by the Pleasantville Police Department in connection to a home invasion that occurred on April 25th in the city of Pleasantville.

In this incident, police charged Lewis with First degree Robbery, Second degree Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Second degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Second degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and Fourth degree Aggravated Assault.

According to authorities, Lewis is in custody at the Atlantic County Justice Facility pending a detention hearing scheduled for Aug. 21st.

These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.