LOWER TOWNSHIP — Two county residents were arrested and charged with multiple narcotics offenses following the execution of a search warrant during which officials seized methamphetamine and suspected heroin, authorities said.
With the help of the Cape May County Regional SWAT Team, officials searched a home Friday in the 300 block of Broadway Avenue in the Villas section of the township, acting county Prosecutor Robert W. Johnson and police Chief William Mastriana said in a news release Monday.
Officials arrested homeowner Peter Wilson, 48, and LeighAnn Robson, 41, of Middle Township. Officials seized distribution amounts of suspected heroin and methamphetamine, the statement said.
Wilson and Robson were each charged with multiple controlled dangerous substance offenses including possession of heroin, methamphetamine, amphetamine and marijuana, and possession with intent to distribute heroin and methamphetamine, as well as disorderly person offenses. They were both released on summonses pending a court date, Johnson said.
The arrests were the result of a joint investigation between the Prosecutor’s Office and township police.
Illegal activity in the community can be reported by sending tips to the county sheriff’s tip line at cmcsheriff.net. Residents can also send tips anonymously by calling Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-465-2800 or 877-465-2801. Residents can call the Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1135.