April 26, 2019 – Lakehurst Man Charged with Possession of Heroin and Concealing Evidence

The Lakehurst Police Department charged Scott W. Parker, 22, of Lakehurst after a call for service to a local residence.

On Friday April 26, 2019, at approximately 2:35 PM, Officer Robert Schroeck and Officer Michael Cecchini responded to a local residence in town for a report of an unwanted guest. A male, identified as Scott W. Parker and a female, identified as Thea M. Deehan, were determined to be involved. It was discovered that Ms. Deehan had an active Lakehurst Municipal Court warrant for her arrest. It was also discovered that Mr. Parker had an active Bordentown City Municipal Court warrant for his arrest. Both Mr. Parker and Ms. Deehan were placed under arrest. A subsequent investigation revealed multiple wax folds containing suspected Heroin, a hypodermic needle, a crack pipe and other drug paraphernalia located on scene. It was later determined that these items belonged to Mr. Parker. Both Mr. Parker and Ms. Deehan were transported to Lakehurst Police Headquarters for processing.

Ms. Deehan was processed and released pending a mandatory court appearance with the Lakehurst Municipal Court. Mr. Parker was processed and charged with Possession of Heroin, Hindering by Concealment of Evidence, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance without a Prescription. Mr. Parker was issued a warrant for the charges and transported to the Ocean County Jail where he was lodged, pending a mandatory court appearance with the Ocean County Superior Court.

Officer Schroeck and Officer Cecchini were assisted by Officer William Bowers and Officer Grant Hofferica.

Chief Eric Higgins
Lakehurst Police Department

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