Heroin, cash, paraphernalia seized in Toms River
Police seized hundreds of bags of of heroin, thousands of dollars in cash and arrested a Philadelphia man late Thursday evening, said officials. Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Group and Toms River police executed a search warrant at the Holiday Inn on Route 37 and seized approximately 250 bags of heroin, $7,000 and drug paraphernalia associated with the operation of a drug production facility such as grinders, sifters, scales and thousands of empty, unused wax paper folds and rubber bands used to package drugs including heroin, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.
Ahmed Young, 50, of Newhall Street in Philadelphia, was arrested at the Ocean County Mall on Hooper Avenue during the raid. Young was charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, operating and maintaining a controlled dangerous substance production facility and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to Ocean County Jail, here, with bail set at $175,000 cash only.
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