Egg Harbor Township police car

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Police arrested a Mays Landing man on drug charges last Friday after pulling him over and finding cocaine and marijuana in his car.

About 1:15 p.m. Friday, Officer Ben Kollman pulled over Samuel Jean, 36, on Tilton Road near Boardwalk Honda in the Cardiff section, Lt. Michael Finnerty said in a news release.

A search of the vehicle led to the recovery of 5.3 ounces of cocaine and 2 grams of raw marijuana, Finnerty said.

Jean was charged with marijuana possession under 50 grams, cocaine possession, heroin/cocaine distribution, failure to surrender a controlled dangerous substance to law enforcement and traffic offenses.

Police seized Jean’s vehicle and $920 in cash, Finnerty said. Jean was taken to the Atlantic County jail.

— Vincent Jackson

Contact: 609-272-7202


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