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Cocaine, Cash Seized From Brick Condo, 1 Arrested

Karon Reid

Karon Reid

Brick police officers from the department’s Drug Enforcement Unit raided a condominium at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday morning, seizing cocaine and cash, and arresting one township man.

The DEU officers and member of the department’s Special Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Kitty Court, located in the Evergreen Woods condominium complex. The raid came after detectives conducted an investigation into the sale of cocaine in the area.

The investigation and a search of the residence led to the seizure of a quantity of cocaine and cash, said Capt. Vincent Pacitti. The DEU seized $624 in cash, believed to be the proceeds of illegal activity.

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Karon Reid, 27, of the Evergreen Woods complex, was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, less than one half ounce, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and distributing, dispensing or possession within 500 Feet of certain public property.

Bail was set by Municipal Court Judge Joseph Grisanti in the amount of $80,000 cash. Reid was unable to post bail and he was transported to the Ocean County Jail.