Media Release - Weapons / CDS Charges

2nd degree Possession / Intent to Distribute Heroin / Possession of a firearm for Unlawful purpose / Possession of firearm by convicted felon / Committing a drug offense while in possession of a firearm. Possession of a stolen firearm

LOCATION: East Ocean Avenue
DATE: 02-15-2014

The Galloway Township Police Department concluded a month long investigation inclusive of detectives and patrol officers by arresting a subject for CDS and Weapons offenses. The Atlantic County ERT Team executed a search warrant at a residence on the 700 block of East Ocean Avenue.

Arrested: Keegan V. Thomson 29 B/M of Galloway Twp. was charged with possession with intent to distribute 4897 bags of heroin with an approximate street value of $20,000.00. Thomson was found in possession of a stolen .9mm handgun out of Fayetteville, NC. Galloway Detectives seized $24,652.00 in cash from drug proceeds from Thomsons residence. Thomson was released pending his appearance in court after posting bail set at $100,000.00 full cash.

Arresting Officer: Det. Ro Latoracca assisted by Galloway Detectives and patrol officers.

Assisting agency: Atlantic County SWAT


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