Fifteen people, including a Howell man, were charged for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute significant quantities of heroin and cocaine in the Bayshore area of Monmouth and Middlesex counties, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito said Wednesday.

Brian Hall, 47, of Howell, was among those defendants charged with conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, and another charge related to 500 grams or more of cocaine. The men allegedly engaged in the drug trafficking conspiracy from May 2017 to November 2018.

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