STAFFORD, NJ -  Today the police have announced that on Friday March 9, the Stafford Township Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit and Patrol Officer Russell Dunfee conducted a motor vehicle stop that resulted in a possession arrest.

The motor vehicle stop occurred at the Spirits Liquors store, located at 495 Route 72 West in Manahawkin at 6:40 p.m. 

According to the press release, three subjects were arrested for possession of Heroin and other CDS charges.

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Those arrested were the driver - Robert Cook 42 years old of Manahawkin, and two passengers - Kim Sieber, 42 years old of Manahawkin and John Silva, 54 years old of Surf City.

All three subjects were transported to Stafford Township Police Department for processing and later released pending a future appearance in the Ocean County Superior Court, said police.

They were charged with the following:

  • Robert Cook - Distribution of CDS, Possession of CDS, and CDS in a Motor Vehicle. 
  • Kim Sieber - Possession of CDS, and Possession of a Hypodermic Needle.
  • John Silva - Possession of CDS and Possession of a Hypodermic Needle. 

As policy, the Stafford Township Police Department will not release the photos of any defendants. The media and the public are reminded that criminal charges are merely accusations, and that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.