Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that Detectives of the Ocean County Narcotics Strike Force conducted a surveillance during a street level narcotics suppression detail and observed Luke Delaney meet with Peter Fischler and distribute a quantity of heroin to Fischler in the Home Depot parking lot at 1334 Lakewood Rd. in Toms River. As Strike Force Detectives approached both men, Fischler attempted to conceal a quantity of heroin. As a result of the arrests, approximately twenty individual dosage units of heroin along with two hypodermic needles were recovered.
Luke Delaney, 22, of Jackson, NJ was arrested and charged with Distribution of Less Than One Half Ounce of Heroin, Possession of Less Than One Half Ounce of Heroin with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Heroin. Delaney was transported to the Ocean County Jail pending a detention hearing.
Peter Fischler, 38, of Manchester, NJ was arrested and charged with Possession of Heroin, Hindering Apprehension and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe. Fischler was processed and released pending a future court date.
“We will continue our relentless pursuit of all individuals trafficking illegal narcotics in Ocean County,” Prosecutor Billhimer said.