2-Month Investigation in Lakewood Results in Seizure of Guns, Drugs and Cash

swat 2A two-month investigation in Lakewood resulted in the seizure of guns, drugs and cash, Detective Greg Staffordsmith said Friday. At approximately 6 a.m. Friday morning, Dsgt. Robert Humeny, Det. Nate Montgomery, Det. Craig Fink and Officer Eric Cicerello of the Lakewood Street Crimes Unit, assisted by the Lakewood Special Response Team, Ocean County Sheriffs K9 and OCSD CSI, executed a no knock search warrant at an apartment located at 780 River Ave as the result of a two month investigation.

The search netted the seizure of over $10,000 in cash, 3 loaded handguns, 2 of which were stolen and 78 bricks of heroin with a street value over $20,000

As a result, 21 year old Kavon W. Wright of Lakewood was charged with:

3 counts unlawful possession of a firearm

3 counts possession of firearm during drug offense

3 counts possession of firearm by certain person

1 count possession of hollow point ammunition

2 counts receiving stolen property (2 of 3 handguns)

1 count possession with intent heroin 2nd degree

1 count possession with intent heroin in a school zone

1 count possession of drug paraphernalia

Bail set at $250,000 cash only by superior court judge Francis Hodgson.

Also arrested, was 59 yr old Patricia Conover for an unrelated outstanding municipal warrant.

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