Seaside Heights Motel Raid Results in Two Arrests
County detectives, local cops raid Sumner Avenue motel, arrests pair for drug distribution
A Seaside Heights couple were arrested Thursday after authorities conducted a raid on their motel room, officials said Friday.
Denise Manco and Rondell Moore, both 34, were arrested on drug charges after police raided the room at the Seaside Sands Inn where the pair had been living, according to a statement from Ocean County Prosecutor Marlene Lynch Ford.
Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and the Seaside Heights Police Department raided room 106 at the motel, located on Sumner Avenue, after obtaining a search warrant, Ford said. Once inside the room, police seized approximately 122 bags of heroin and a small amount of marijuana.
Both Manco and Moore were charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin under one half-ounce with intent to distribute, possession of heroin with intent to distribute in a recreational zone and possession of under fifty grams of marijuana.
Superior Court Judge James Blaney set both Manco and Moore’s bail at $75,000 cash.