TOMS RIVER, NJ – He led police on a high-speed chase southbound on Route 35 from Ortley Beach toward Seaside Heights, throwing bricks of heroin out the window on Sunday and days later he was out jail under New Jersey’s bail reform act. Two others arrested have also since been released.
According to police, on Sunday June 14, 2020 at approximately 6:00 PM Toms River Officer Phil Bianco observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Route 35. He attempted to execute a motor vehicle stop when the vehicle fled south on Route 35. The suspects continued at a high rate of speed while throwing bricks of heroin out the window of a 2019 Jeep Cherokee onto the highway disregarding the red traffic signals.
The driver backed in to a driveway and the occupants fled on foot. Lavallette police, Seaside Heights police, and Ocean County Sheriff officers, assisted several Toms River officers in apprehending three suspects Allen Pittman, 28 of South Plainfield, Ambiorix Ramierez, 19 of New Brunswick, and Nasiyr Peters, 21 of Jamesburg.
Ambiorix Ramierez was charged with Eluding, Obstruction, and Possession Of CDS with Intent to Distribute, Driving without a License, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, Failure to Signal Lane Change, Failure to Observe Red Traffic Signal, and Improper Passing on the Right. Allen Pittman and Nasiyr Peters were charged with Obstruction and Possession Of CDS with Intent to Distribute.
Officers collected 16 bundles of suspect heroin, a cellophane bag containing suspect oxycontin, and an undisclosed amount of cash. Ocean County Sheriff Department K-9 Officer responded to check the area for additional CDS. The incident remains under investigation, additional charges are pending.