Five suspected drug dealers arrested in Point Pleasant Beach

Bag of crack cocaine ready for testing in the lab.

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ – A two-month investigation into cocaine distribution in Point Pleasant Beach resulted in the arrest of five individuals. Detectives from various law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant on Friday, 2023, seizing individually packaged cocaine and drug paraphernalia.

Pablo Lezama, Magdaleno Navasantos, Felix Pacheco, Miguel Alonso, and Angel Pacheco were arrested and charged with possession and intent to distribute cocaine, among other charges. Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer commended the agencies involved in the investigation.

As a result, law enforcement seized a quantity of cocaine individually packaged for distribution, and drug paraphernalia indicative of narcotics manufacturing and distribution.  All five defendants were arrested at the residence on March 17, 2023.

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