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Lakewood man charged with drug and weapon offenses

A month-long investigation by the Brick Police Special Enforcement Team resulted in the arrest of a Lakewood man on drug and weapons offenses.

Following a motor vehicle stop, Ricky Galloway, 60 of Lakewood, was found to be in possession of approximately 250 wax folds of heroin and a small quantity of cocaine. Additionally Mr. Galloway was found to be in possession of quantity of cash and a Smith and Wesson 40 caliber handgun.

A search was then conducted of Mr. Galloway’s residence, resulting in the seizure of 650 wax folds of heroin and a larger amount of cash.

Mr. Galloway was arrested, and the total seizure was 18 bricks (900 wax folds) of heroin, 5 grams of cocaine, $7,608.00 in cash and the handgun.

Galloway was charged with several narcotics and weapons-related offenses, including 2nd degree possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, and possession of a handgun during a narcotics offense. Mr. Galloway was sent to Ocean County Jail pending a detainment hearing.

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