At about 9:30 p.m. last night, a Brick Township, New Jersey Police Street Crimes Unit observed a vehicle failing to stay in its driving lane.

This led the police officers to discover a significant find of drugs, paraphernalia and cash.

The following items were uncovered:

  • Amphetamine pills
  • Crack cocaine
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Large (undisclosed) amount of cash

Brick Township Police observed the Father and Son duo Frank J. Russo Jr., 67, of Brick Township and Matthew J. Russo, 38, also of Brick Township pull into a Wawa convenience store located 383 Drum Point Road, whereby the two individuals went into the store.

Brick Township Police determined that Frank Russo was the driver and they have charged him with:

  • Distribution of crack cocaine,
  • Possession of crack cocaine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Certain motor vehicle summonses

Matthew Russo has been charged with:

  • Possession of amphetamine pills
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

A Brick Police K-9 Officer assisted with the motor vehicle stop and location of the cash, drugs and drug paraphernalia.

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Both of The Russo’s have been served with police warrants and are currently being held at the Ocean County Jail.

SOURCE: Brick, New Jersey Police Department.

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