A Wildwood man and two juveniles were arrested on charges of possession of several drugs Thursday.

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and Wildwood Police Department searched a home on the 200 block of East Poplar Avenue in Wildwood Thursday.

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Authorities recovered 68 grams of cocaine, 47 bags of heroin, 12 grams of hash (marijuana), drug paraphernalia and more than $2,800 in cash. Police said the estimated street value of the drugs is more than $7,700.

Luis Montijo, 37, was charged with possession of cocaine, heroin and hash, possession of cocaine, heroin and hash with the intent to distribute, possession and intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public space and 1,000 feet of a school zone.

He was transported to Cape May County jail on $150,000 cash bail. Authorities also seized his vehicle.

Two juveniles were also charged with various drug offenses and transported to the Cumberland County Juvenile Detention Center in Bridgeton. Authorities did not specify what crimes they allegedly committed or their relationship to Montijo.


Senior copy editor for the Press of Atlantic City. Have worked as a reporter, copy editor and news editor with the paper since 1985. A graduate of the University of Delaware.

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