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RI State Troopers Assigned to New Jersey Arrest Subject for Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substances and Weapons

This press release is from the New Jersey Detail of Rhode Island State Troopers Making a Difference:

Brick, New Jersey Police Department Contact: Sergeant Keith Reinhard Public Information Officer Office: (732) 262-1104 Fax: (732) 262-1125

Local Contact: Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, Rhode Island State Police Telephone: (401) 499-9468

Date: November 14, 2012

Ref.: Arrest made for CDS/Weapons

Arrestee: Jamill Tucker, Age 21, Ventura Dr., Lakewood, NJ

Charges:PossessionWeapons/CDS Arresting Officers: Rhode Island Troopers Conor O'Donnell & Erik Jensen

Bail: $75,000 no 10%

Disposition:Charged and transported to Ocean County Jail

Specifics: At approx. 2345 hrs on November 13, 2012, Rhode Island State Troopers; Conor O' Donnell and Erik Jensen, stopped a vehicle on Lanes Mill Road in the area of Greenwood Loop, for speeding and failure to stop at a stop sign. The vehicle, a 2008 Nissan Altima, was being operated by Jamill Tucker. The troopers detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and also observed the handle of a hunting knife sticking out from under the driver's seat. The driver, Jamill Tucker, was removed from the vehicle and placed under arrest. Further investigation revealed a small bag of suspect marijuana from Tucker's front pants pocket and an additional 22 bags of marijuana from the vehicle. Tucker was transported to Brick Police HQ where he was charged with: • Possession of Marijuana over 50 grams • Possession of Marijuana over an ounce but less than 5 pounds with intent to distribute • Possession of a weapon while committing a drug offense • Possession of CDS in a school Zone

Judge Lepore was contacted and set bail on Tucker at $75,000.00 with no option to post 10%. Tucker was transported to the Ocean County Jail by Brick Patrolman Byers and Trooper's O'Donnell and Jensen.

The Rhode Island troopers did a tremendous job and their professionalism was evident. They are in town along with State Troopers from Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Michigan to assist us during this difficult time. The Brick Township Police Department is extremely grateful for their service.

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  • Release date: 11-15-2012

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