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Three Month Narcotics Investigation Leads to Arrest of Two in Monmouth County

By rlsmetro on
Monmouth County

Two men have been arrested in connection with a local narcotics distribution ring, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Detectives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Enterprise Unit, along with the Eatontown, Oceanport and Union Beach Police Departments, as well as the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested Herbert Standard, 41, of Asbury Park, and Mark Standard, 40, of Oceanport, after a 3-month long investigation into the distribution of cocaine and heroin.

According to police, the arrests on March 24, resulted from search warrants executed at the Crystal Inn in Eatontown and 9 Gosselin Avenue in Oceanport as well as two vehicles.  Detectives recovered over 300 grams of cocaine, several pounds of marijuana, approximately $1000 cash, and drug packaging materials.  

Police said that Herbert Standard is charged with:

  • First-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute, 
  • Third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, 
  • Fourth-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance
  • Third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute.  

Mark Standard is charged with possession of paraphernalia and was released on a summons. according to police.