Ocean County Narcotics Force Investigation Ends with Two Arrests

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced the arrests of two individuals involved in drug activity in Toms River. Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force were conducting a street level drug suppression detail in the area of Hospital Drive in Toms River, when they observed two individuals engaged in suspicious activity indicative of an illegal drug sale.

Strike Force Detectives approached the two individuals who were identified as David Jannarone, 49, of Toms River and Paul T. Kulberda, 37, of Ocean Gate. As a result of the Strike Force Detective’s interaction with both men, a quantity of prescription drugs, specifically Adderall and Suboxone were seized.

Police arrested Jannarone and charged him with Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Adderall), Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Jannarone was released on a summons pending a future court date.

Police charged Kulberda with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. Kulberda was released on a summons pending a future court date.

The public and media are reminded that all defendants are innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.