Manchester Police collar three after drug deal on Twelfth Avenue
Manchester Police make three arrests after the Narcotics Enforcement Team spotted an apparent drug deal take place in the 1200 block of Twelfth Avenue on October 5.
Jerron Evans, 35, of Brick and his passenger Asia Taylor, 26, of Lakewood were pulled over a short time after on Champlain Street near Third Avenue in the Pine Lake Park section where police found cocaine, oxycodone, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and nearly $34-hundred dollars leading to charges including possession and loitering.
The man they met up with, Michael Goodman, 37, of Manchester, is facing similar charges.
A search of the vehicle and the two occupants found about 2 grams of separately packaged bags of cocaine, 31 oxycodone pills, a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and $3,394.00.
Goodman was found to be in possession of 1 gram of methamphetamine, two forms of suboxone and drug paraphernalia.
Evans was charged with two counts of Possession of Oxycodone, Possession with Intent to Distribute Oxycodone, Possession of drug Paraphernalia, Hindering Evidence by Concealment, and Loitering to Distribute CDS.
Taylor was charged with one count each of Possession and Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Hindering Evidence by Concealment, Hindering by Providing False Information, and Loitering to Distribute CDS.
Goodman of Manchester was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, two counts of Possession of Suboxone, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Loitering to Purchase CDS.
Evans and Taylor were lodged in Ocean County Jail.
Taylor also had multiple outstanding warrants out of other jurisdictions.
Goodman was released on a summons.
Residents are reminded that drug tips can be reported 24/7 to the Manchester Police Department anonymously at 732-657-6111 or online via the Department's website, www.manchesterpolicenj.com, by clicking the "Tip Line" link.
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