The heroin epidemic continues to plague South Jersey.

Shore News Today reports that six people have been charged with distribution of heroin in Cape May County. According to The Cape May County Prosecutor's office and Middle Township Police, six people were charged with varying degrees of distribution and possession of heroin. Police also seized over 500 bags of the drug which had a street value of more the $5,000 dollars.

The Prosecutors Office and Police urge residents to report any information regarding illegal drug activity by calling the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1168 or Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-465-2800