Several Ocean County law enforcement departments conducted a collaborative investigation into the distribution of heroin in the Ocean County area.
Officials said this cooperative, multi-agency investigation ultimately identified a residence in Whiting and a residence in Toms River as being utilized to store and distribute Heroin.
As a result of the investigation, officials said detectives secured court-authorized search warrants on the residences in Whiting and Toms River.
According to Ocean County officials, on Thursday, detectives executed the search warrants resulting in the seizure of approximately 2000 wax folds of Heroin, Drug Paraphernalia, and roughly $3400 in cash.
Police arrested Mr. Edward Parkhill, 32, of Whiting the charged him with Possession of Heroin with the Intent to Distribute in a Quantity Less than One-Half Ounce, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Adderall Without a Valid Prescription and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Police say Parkhill was charged out of Toms River with Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute in a Quantity Greater than One-Half Ounce and Possession of Heroin. Parkhill Is currently lodged in the Ocean County Jail pending a detention hearing.
According to police Ms. Sandra Arias, 32, of Toms River, charged out of Toms River with Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute in a Quantity Greater than One-Half Ounce and Possession of Heroin.
Police say Arias was charged on a summons pending a future court date.