Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force collaborated with other law enforcement agencies to conduct an investigation into the distribution of heroin in the Ocean County and Mercer County areas.
This cooperative, multi-agency investigation identified two residences in Trenton and a hotel room in South Brunswick as being utilized by Aramis Wiggins, 32, of Trenton, to store and distribute heroin.
According to Prosecutor Billhimer, on April 6, Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force and other law enforcement officials executed court-authorized search warrants on the two subject residences in Trenton, as well as the hotel room in South Brunswick.
Prosecutor Billhimer stated that as a result, Detectives seized approximately 1800 wax folds of heroin, 55 suspected fentanyl pills, a loaded Hi-Point 9mm Carbine Rifle, a loaded Glock 30 Handgun, a Stoeger 9mm Handgun, and approximately $9000 in United States Currency.
Wiggins was subsequently taken into custody at the hotel room in South Brunswick.
According to Prosecutor Billhimer, Wiggins was charged with Distribution of less than One-Half Ounce of Heroin, Possession of more than One-Half Ounce but less than Five Ounces of Heroin with Intent to Distribute, Possession of less than One-Half Ounce of Heroin with Intent to Distribute, Possession of less than One-Half Ounce of Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Fentanyl, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Certain Person Not to Possess a Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon - specifically handguns.
Wiggins was initially lodged in the Mercer County Jail but subsequently released by the Court as a consequence of New Jersey Bail Reform.