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Brick Police Seize 1,800 Bags of Heroin, Arrest Township Man

Handcuffs (Shorebeat File Photo/ banspy/ Flickr

Handcuffs (Shorebeat File Photo/ banspy/ Flickr)

Brick police seized over 1,800 bags of heroin following a joint investigation with Toms River police and arrested a Kentwood Boulevard man after searching his apartment there.

According to Capt. Ron Dougard, the search warrant executed at the apartment Tuesday wrapped up a two month-long investigation. A total of 1,820 bags of heroin were seized along with drug paraphernalia.

John Gonzalez, 31, who resided at the apartment was arrested alongside Kellyann Lombrek, 29, of Whiting.

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Gonzalez was charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin less than one half ounce with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was jailed in lieu of $75,000 cash bail set by Municipal Court Judge Robert Lepore.

Lombrek was released on a summons pending a future court date.

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