Two From Atlantic City Busted on Drug Charges in Barnegat
Two people from Atlantic City face numerous drug charges following a traffic stop in Barnegat last Friday.
Barnegat police say, "officers arrested Jennifer Colon, 46, of Atlantic City and Julio Colon, 52, of Atlantic City on multiple charges after stopping their vehicle on Ravenwood Blvd and recovering quantities of methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, methadone, and marijuana. Both subjects also had outstanding warrants."
According to police, "Jennifer Colon was charged with possession of methadone, possession of cocaine, tampering with evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana under 50 grams. Julio Colon was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of heroin, and possession of heroin with intent to distribute."
Barnegat Police Chief Germain had this to say:
"For anyone who wondered if we were distracted or overwhelmed with the demands of the Covid-19 pandemic, I'm happy to report that CRU, like all of our officers, has done what high performance organizations in any field do-- they've quickly adapted."