Ocean County man nabbed in drug raid near school
STAFFORD — Local and county law enforcement descended on a township home on Wednesday night, resulting in the arrest of a local man and the seizure of drugs, weapons and cash.
Justin Wiersig, 38, was arrested in his Voyager Lane home on Wednesday night. The execution of a search warrant resulted in the seizure of 1,000 tablets of LSD, as well as crystal meth and other drugs. Three pounds of marijuana was also seized along with packaging material and a scale, as well as $620 in cash. Wiersig also faces weapons charges after police found "several sets" of brass knuckles.
The search warrant was executed by the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Special Operations Group, the Barnegat Township Drug Enforcement Unit, and the Ocean County SWAT team.
Wiersig faces drug and weapons charges and we was taken to the Ocean County Jail awaiting a court date. He will face additional charges as his house is within 1,000 feet of the Ocean Acres Elementary School.
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