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Waretown Resident Charged with Drug Distribution


Multiple Ocean County law enforcement officials conducted an investigation into the illegal distribution of pain medications in the Ocean County area.

Officials said the cooperative, multi-agency investigation ultimately identified a residence in Waretown as being utilized by Mr. Jeffrey Miliukas, 58, Waretown, to store and distribute various pain medications and pills containing Fentanyl in Ocean County.

According to Ocean County officials, on April 7, Detectives from the Ocean County Narcotics Strike Force, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Regional SWAT Team, United States Department of Homeland Security and Preparedness - Homeland Security Investigations, New Jersey State Police - Trafficking Central Unit, Barnegat Township Police Department Crime Reduction Unit, Barnegat Township Police Department K-9 Unit, and Ocean Township (Waretown) Detective Bureau, executed a court-authorized search warrant on the subject residence.

As a result, Detectives seized approximately 17 Fentanyl pills, 75 Oxycodone pills, about one pound of Marijuana, four rifles, three shotguns, a .22 caliber handgun, as well as additional evidence indicative of narcotics distribution purposes.

Police charged Miliukas with Possession of Oxycodone with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute, Possession of More than One Ounce of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Fentanyl, Possession of Weapons while Committing a Controlled Dangerous Substance Offense and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Miliukas was charged on a summons and released pending a future court appearance.

The incident remains under investigation.