Brick Street Crime Unit announces drug arrests

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BRICK — The Brick Township Police Department’s Street Crime Unit [SCU] division has announced several recent drug-related arrests.

On Oct. 26, SCU detectives pulled over a Camden woman for multiple motor vehicle violations. The driver, 33-year-old Toni Sisler, was found with approximately 350 wax fold packets of heroin, approximately 10 grams of crack, a small quantity of cocaine and numerous prescription drugs, police said. 

Ms. Sisler was charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of crack with intent to distribute, possession of heroin, crack, cocaine, prescription legend drugs, Suboxone and drug paraphernalia. She was released on a summons according to Brick police.

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On Nov. 3, SCU detectives noticed a vehicle stopped at a red light, where three individuals were visibly smoking crack in the car, police said. 

When officers approached the vehicle, two individuals attempted to hide the drugs, while a third suspect unsuccessfully attempted to flee on foot, police said. 

SCU detectives uncovered heroin, a crack pipe and several other paraphernalia in the vehicle. 

Jeffery Bair, a 51-year-old from Barnegat, was charged with possession of heroin, crack, paraphernalia, contempt of court and several motor vehicle violations, including driving while suspended and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. In addition to the drug offenses, Mr. Bair had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. 

Michael Laborante, a 33-year-old from Toms River, was charged with possession of heroin, crack, paraphernalia, contempt of court, obstruction of justice, and being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance. Mr. Laborante also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. 

James Laborante, a 30-year-old from Toms River, was charged with possession of heroin, crack and paraphernalia. 

All three suspects were lodged in Ocean County Jail according to Brick police. 

The public is reminded that criminal charges are merely accusations, and the defendants listed above should be presumed innocent until, and unless, they are proven guilty in a court of law.

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