Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Police Seize Over 1,900 Bags of Heroin; Mullica Man Charged

EGG HARBOR CITY – A narcotics investigation resulted in the arrest of a Mullica Township man and the seizure of heroin and marijuana, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.
On Monday, May 4, 2015 the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Offices Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit in conjunction with the Egg Harbor City Police Department and the Galloway Township Police arrested Anthony Taylor at the 100 Block of Philadelphia Avenue, Egg Harbor City, NJ.
The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop conducted by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, and Narcotics Unit, in response to numerous complaints from residents and businesses of drug activity in an area established as a public housing complex.

As a result of the arrest and subsequent search, authorities seized 1,955 bags of heroin and 27 grams of marijuana. The estimated street value of the seized heroin is approximately $10,000.
Anthony Taylor, 20 of the 3000 Block of the White Horse Pike, Mullica Township, NJ, was charged with Possession of Heroin -- 3rd degree, Possession with intent to Distribute (Heroin) - - 2nd degree and Distribution of narcotics in a public housing complex -- 2nd degree.
Taylor was transferred to the Atlantic County Justice Facility in lieu of $125,000 full cash bail set by Municipal Court Judge William Cappuccio.
The public is encouraged to assist in the efforts of combating, reducing and dismantling narcotics distribution networks within the County by sharing information with law enforcement. Information can be provided to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at (609)-909-7800, the Egg Harbor City Police Department at (609) 965-2901, the Galloway Township Police Department at (609) 652-3705 or anonymously to Atlantic County Crime Stoppers at (609)-652-1234 or 1-(800)-658-8477.

***These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


Susan Cross said...

Great job!!! Thanks for taking out the garbage, :)

Anonymous said...

Good job guys,and Judge Cappiccio. Maybe he'll rat out more scum that operates in this whole area.

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