Four Keansburg residents were arrested in the borough on Wednesday, December 14 and charged with various narcotic possession and distribution offenses.
The arrests were the result of a month-long investigation by the Keansburg Police Department, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Narcotics Task Force, according to an announcement by the Keansburg PD.
While executing a search warrant at the Woodside Avenue home of Angela Scott, 52, detectives seized 2 ounces of suspected cocaine, 415 bags of suspected heroin, 146 xanax tablets, packaging material, scales, various narcotic paraphernalia items and US currency.
Scotti, Charles Peclet, 40,Gary Klose, 44, and Kelly Lewis, 29, were each charged and bail set at 140,000 for each defendant with no 10 % option. The defendants are in the custody of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.
Both Scotti and Peclet were free on bail from previous drug distribution charges at the time of their arrests.
Brian Boone, 33, of Keyport was arrested at the scene for narcotic possession and released on a summons to appear. Matthew King, 37,of Keansburg was arrested on scene and later released on a summons to appear for Wandering to Obtain a Controlled Dangerous Substance.