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Prostitution, Guns and Drugs in Brick Township in Event Filled Week for Police

BRICK TOWNSHIP, NJ –  From Thursday night to early Sunday morning the SCU made several arrests for vice crimes including prostitution, firearms, drugs and other related crimes.

At approximately 10:00 p.m. on Thursday night SCU Detectives made three arrests as a result of a stopped a vehicle in the area of Sawmill Rd. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of a male juvenile for possession of marijuana. That individual resisted officers during the arrest. After being taken into police custody he was charged with seven counts of delinquency on juvenile complaints and released to a guardian.

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During that same incident, the juvenile’s mother exited her residence and interfered with the arrest. She was charged with obstruction on a Special Complaint Form Summons and released at the scene.

An adult female, Destiny Bowen (19 years old of Brick) was in the vehicle with the juvenile at the time of the stop. She was found in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Bowen was arrested and released on a summons.

Late on Saturday night, July 12th, SCU Detectives observed suspicious activity involving a vehicle making frequent trips in and out of the Maple Leaf Condominium complex. Shortly after midnight Detectives stopped the vehicle on the Garden State Parkway near exit 91. That stop led to the arrest of the driver, Eugene Ayala Jr. (25 years old of Toms River) and passenger, Timothy Moore-Jackson (23 years old of Brick).

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Ayala was charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, loitering to obtain a controlled dangerous substance and several motor vehicle violations. He was processed and released on summonses.

Moore-Jackson was found in possession of a handgun and was charged on a warrant with possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes and unlawful possession of a handgun. He was subsequently lodged in Ocean County Jail.

Later, at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, SCU Detectives observed suspicious vehicle in the area of Sawmill Rd. The ensuing investigation led to the apprehension of an adult male who was charged with engaging in prostitution. The male’s identity remains undisclosed at this time.

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