BOUND BROOK, NJ –A 47-year-old Bound Brook woman has been arrested and charged with selling Oxycodone here and in Bridgewater, according to  Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

 Maria Yagual of Wheatland Ave, Bound Brook, is charged with 3rd degree distribution of Oxycodone.  She was released on her own recognizance following her arrest on March 28 at her home.

Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office detectives had been tipped that Yagual was distributing Oxycodone, according to Robertson. A Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office undercover detective met with Yagual and purchased Oxycodone from her.   As a result of the sale , Task Force members, along with members of the Bound Brook Police Department arrested Yagual. She was transported to the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office where she was charged before being released.

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Robertson asks that request anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crimes and Narcotics Task Force Unit at (908) 231-7100, or the Bound Brook Police Department (732) 356-0800, or via the STOPit app.

The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office is utilizing the STOPit app as a platform to allow concerned citizens to provide information about crimes occurring in Somerset County. This app is completely anonymous and users are able to “chat” in real time with law enforcement, as well as send images and videos about crime.

The app also has a Get Help section that provides phone numbers and links to important resources available in Somerset County.  The STOPit app can be downloaded to your smartphone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: “SOMERSETNJ”.

Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or at www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.