The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office says a Grand Jury has indicted four people for allegedly being involved in a "narcotics distribution ring for the distribution of crystal methamphetamine."

According to Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill, the indictment was returned on Wednesday against the following people:

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40-year-old Frank Fattori of Somers Point
Distribution of Crystal Methamphetamine over Five Ounces (first-degree)
Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine (third-degree)

35-year-old Alex Strickland of Monroeville
Distribution of Crystal Methamphetamine (first-degree)
Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine (third-degree)

52-year-old Melvin Delcid-Carias of Egg Harbor Township
Distribution of Crystal Methamphetamine (second-degree)
Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine (third-degree)

47-year-old Kristen Schroeder of Atco
Distribution of Crystal Methamphetamine (second-degree)
Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine (third-degree)

Shill's office says during a three-month period at the beginning of the year,

Fattori, Strickland, Delcid-Carias, and Schroeder were involved in a narcotics distribution ring in Atlantic County where on multiple occasions they sold quantities of crystal methamphetamine to an undercover police detective. Over one pound of crystal methamphetamine was seized as a result of the investigation.

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NJ arrests 31 accused child predators in "Operation 24/7"

A roundup of 31 men have been accused of sexually exploiting children online, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced on July 14 while detailing "Operation 24/7."

The suspects “possessed and or distributed videos and images of child sexual abuse, including in many cases videos of young children being raped by adults,” Grewal said.

Chat apps and gaming platforms remain favorite hunting grounds for child predators and even as the pandemic winds down, many children have continued to spend more time online.

State Police received 39% more tips in just the first 6 months of 2021 than they received in the entire year in 2019. The following are suspects charged in "Operation 24/7."