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Spotswood: 4 Arrested for Drugs, Weapons on Main Street

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Four people were arrested and charged recently with multiple drug and weapon-related offenses in Spotswood at the Brookview Terrace Apartments on Main Street.

According to a report issued by the Spotswood Police Department yesterday, on 07/07/2016 the Spotswood Police patrol division continued an ongoing narcotics investigation/operation at the aApartments. The investigation resulted in the apprehension of the following individuals as well as the seizure of an assortment of evidence:

  • A 17-year-old male juvenile was found to be in possession of a loaded Smith and Wesson 44 Magnum revolver with 6 hollow point bullets, over 400 Xanax bars, approximately 20 grams of Marijuana, 5 Marijuana grinders, 3 pipes and a large bong. He is charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Hollow Point Bullets, Possession of a Firearm in Commission of Drug Distribution, Distribution of Marijuana, Possession of Xanax with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Possession of Paraphernalia.
  • Andy Madsen of Spotswood was charged with possession of over 50 grams of Marijuana and Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute.
  • Jenna Gaston of North Brunswick was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.
  • Another 17-year-old male juvenile was also taken into protective custody when he was found to be in possession of 6 bags of Marijuana. He is charged with Possession of Marijuana.

All subjects were arrested and processed as per departmental policy with court dates pending.  Investigating officers included  Ptl. Adam Sabatino, Sgt. Nelson Nichols, Ptl. Mike Genovese, Ptl. Richard Sasso, Ptl. Kevin Palmer, and Ptl. Rick Drude.

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