Four men were arrested and more than $16,000 in alleged drug money seized during a motor vehicle stop Friday.
Officers Darrin Lorady and Nick Berardis were in plain clothes in an unmarked vehicle when they stopped a car on the 1000 block of Brigantine Boulevard, Sgt. Monica McMenamin said.
Inside, the officers found the men in possession of a total of 177 bags of heroin totaling 44.8 grams, two bags of cocaine and $16,885 believed to be the proceeds of drug sales, according to the report.
Driver James Canino, 27, of Egg Harbor Township was charged with possession of four bags of heroin and released on a summons.
Tackeem Molley, 19, of Pleasantville, was charged with cocaine and heroin possession, along with possession with intent to distribute, McMenamin said. He had active warrants out Hamilton and Egg Harbor townships. His bail was set at $50,000.
Temon Molley, also 19 of Pleasantville, was found with more than 150 bags of heroin and also had cocaine, according to the charges, which included possession and possession with intent to distribute. His bail also was set at $50,000.
Passenger DaJuan Townsend, 35, of Pleasantville, was wanted on an unrelated fugitive from justice warrant out of Delaware County in South Media, Pa. What charge he faces there was not released.
— Lynda Cohen