Three people were taken into custody Tuesday following a narcotics investigation in Jackson Township.
According to police, on Tuesday, August 1, detectives received a tip that a significant quantity of heroin was going to be delivered to a location in Jackson Township. Information was also learned that one of the suspects might be armed.
Officers from the patrol division, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Group (SOG), the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department K-9 and the Ocean County Regional SWAT Team, conducted a motor vehicle stop of a 2006 Lexus on Hyson Road near Jackson Mills Road sometime around 5:30 p.m., where three suspects were taken into custody.
The investigation resulted in the seizure of 50 decks of suspected heroin.
Police arrested Genuine Baines, 18 of Trenton, Isaiah Porter, 21 of Trenton, and Lindsay Robson, 28 of Mercerville, and charged the men with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin), possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance and conspiracy to distribute a controlled dangerous substance.
They were processed and lodged in the Ocean County Jail.
The Lexus used was seized for potential forfeiture proceedings.