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Two Waretown Residents Charged with Narcotics Distribution

By rlsmetro on
Waretown

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force collaborated with local law enforcement, to conduct an investigation into the distribution of narcotics in the Ocean County area. 

The investigation identified a residence in Waretown as being utilized to store and distribute Methamphetamine and Heroin.

Based on the cooperative investigation, Detectives obtained a court-authorized search warrant for the subject residence in Waretown. 

According to the investigation on July 29, Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force, and local law enforcement, executed the search warrant at the residence. 

As a result, Detectives seized approximately 40 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine, 20 grams of unpackaged Heroin/Fentanyl, as well as other evidence indicative of narcotics distribution purposes. Approximately $13,000 in United States currency was also seized by law enforcement. 

Arrested were:

Daniel Labiak, 47, of Waretown, charged with:

  • Possession of More than One-Half Ounce but Less than Five Ounces of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute 
  • Possession of More than One-Half Ounce but Less than Five Ounces of Heroin With Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Heroin 
  • Financial Facilitation of Criminal Activity
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Labiak was processed at Ocean Township Police Headquarters and is presently lodged in the Ocean County Jail pending a detention hearing.

Jaclyn Applegate, 37, also of Waretown, charged with: 

  • Possession of More than One-Half Ounce but Less than Five Ounces of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute 
  • Possession of More than One-Half Ounce but Less than Five Ounces of Heroin With Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of Methamphetamine 
  • Possession of Heroin
  • Financial Facilitation of Criminal Activity
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Applegate was processed at Ocean Township Police Headquarters and released on a summons pending a future court appearance.