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Township of Ocean Police Department
Wednesday September 6th, 2017 :: 11:07 a.m. EDT


Press Release: Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to a Heroin Arrest

DATE/TIME: September 1st, 2017 at 6:27pm

LOCATION: State Highway 18 North, Ocean Township

OFFICERS INVOLVED: Police Officer Dean Schoch

ACCUSED: Carl Thompson 27-year-old male // Wall, New Jersey

On September 1st, 2017 at approximately 6:27pm Police Officer Dean Schoch was in the area of the area of the Asbury Park Circle when he observed a vehicle being operated by subject who was not wearing a seatbelt. Officer Schoch conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 18 North.

Further investigation revealed that the driver was also operating the vehicle with a suspended license. A passenger later identified as the accused, Carl Thompson was found to be in possession of heroin and a syringe. Thompson was taken into custody, processed and released on a criminal summons pending a future court appearance.

PREPARED BY: Detective Lieutenant Timothy R. Torchia
Public Information Officer
(732) 531-1800

DATE: 09/05/2017

Township of Ocean Police Department
399 Monmouth Road
Ocean Township, NJ 07755

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-531-1800

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