On Wednesday, May 11th at approximately 2:45pm, Officers responded to the area of East 4th Street and Sampson Avenue for a report of suspicious drug activity. Upon arrival, they encountered Osvaldo Emiliano-Arenas (50 years old from Lakewood) who they learned through their investigation had an active outstanding warrant for his arrest. During the investigation it is alleged that Emiliano-Arenas provided an alias. He was taken into custody without incident. Further investigation revealed that Emiliano- Arenas was in possession of a quantity narcotics. As a result, he was charged with the following:

2 counts of 2C:35-10A(1) for Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance 1 count of 2C:29-3b(4) for Hindering his own apprehension. Osvaldo was also issued a summons for Open Container on SC029534. He is currently lodged in the Ocean County Jail pending a detention hearing.

The investigation was handled by Officers Eric Micallef and Christopher Dunphey.