EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — A Vineland man and a township woman were charged with drug offenses after police seized heroin and cocaine, among other drugs and cash, from their hotel room Wednesday.

Township police, Brigantine police and the Atlantic County SWAT Team executed a search warrant 4:30 a.m. at a hotel room at the Inn of the Dove on the Black Horse Pike, Detective Sgt. Michael Finnerty said in a statement.

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As a result of the search, police arrested and charged John R. Waugh IV, 34, and 36-year-old Dawn Bolton. Officials also seized 150 individually packaged wax packets of suspected heroin, a quantity of suspected cocaine, prescription drugs, marijuana, numerous wax folds used to package heroin, a scale, smoking pipes and $810 in cash, Finnerty said.

Waugh and Bolton were each charged with possession of heroin, distribution of heroin, possession of cocaine, distribution of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of prescription drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Waugh was also wanted on two outstanding drug warrants from Cumberland and Atlantic counties, Finnerty said. He was taken to the Atlantic County jail.

Bolton was released on a summons pending court.

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Waldy Diez joined the Press of Atlantic City's breaking news team in July 2017. She's a graduate of Syracuse and Rowan Universities. Previously, she was a morning tv news producer.

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