Police seize over 1,300 heroin bags in Toms River

     (Image courtesy of the Toms River Police Department)

    (Image courtesy of the Toms River Police Department)

    A recent motor vehicle stop in Toms River yielded a substantial quantity of heroin, authorities said.

    During an investigation into a vehicle involved in suspicious activity in the township, the Toms River Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team stopped a Nissan Altima operated by Michael Morgan, 28, of Brandies Road in South Toms River, in the downtown section of the township around 2:30 p.m. on June 25, according to police spokesman Ralph Stocco. 

    Police found approximately 27 bricks, of 1,356 wax folds, of heroin, with a street value of $13,000, Stocco said. 

    Morgan was charged with possession of heroin and possession of heroin with the intent to distribute over a half ounce, according to Stocco. He remains in the Ocean County Jail in Toms River on $75,000 bail with no 10% option. 

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