N.J. State Police: More than $1 million in heroin seized at home

 Artemio Gayton of Manchester Township, N.J., was arrested Wednesday following a traffic stop. (Photo courtesy NJSP)

Artemio Gayton of Manchester Township, N.J., was arrested Wednesday following a traffic stop. (Photo courtesy NJSP)

New Jersey State Police say they have seized more than $1 million worth of heroin at a home in Ocean County.

Artemio Gayton is charged with possession of heroin and possession with intent to distribute.

The 43-year-old Manchester Township man was arrested Wednesday following a traffic stop. They say 10 kilograms of heroin were later seized at his home.

Authorities say Gayton was later released pending a court hearing. A telephone number for him could not be located Wednesday and it wasn’t known if he’s retained an attorney.

The charges stem from a week-long investigation.

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