Barnegat man charged for crack possession after police observe aggressive driving

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BRICK, NJ – On New Year’s Eve, just after 12:00 Noon, Detectives from the Street Crimes Unit observed an aggressive driver on Beaverson Blvd. cutting other drivers off.

The ensuring motor vehicle stop, which occurred near the intersection of Shorrock Street and Rt. 70 at the Lakewood/Brick border, led to the discovery of crack cocaine, methadone and paraphernalia on the passenger, Joseph Catanzaro (25 years old from Barnegat). During the investigation, Catanzaro provided false information to Detectives. Catanzaro was charged on a warrant with possession of crack, methadone, paraphernalia and hindering apprehension. He was lodged in Ocean County Jail.

The driver, Adrianna Buttacavoli (19 years old from Barnegat) was found to possess Xanax pills and paraphernalia. Buttacavoli was charged with possession of Xanax, possession of paraphernalia, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, and careless driving. She was released on a summons. 

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