Authorities then searched an Oak Avenue home and found Maryann Garcia and Alan Hill in the attic. Garcia and Hill were charged with hindering apprehension, heroin possession and possession of CDS prescription tablets. Both were placed in the Ocean County Jail on outstanding warrants.
Police arrested two more people during the investigation. Trudy Shinn was charged with possession of heroin and methamphetamine. Devin Post was charged with possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia.
Shinn and Post were released pending future court dates.
Stafford PD’s DEU, Detective Bureau and K-9 Unit and Barnegat’s Crime Reduction Unit participated in the search.
Stafford police take anonymous tips at 609-597-1189 ext. 8477 (TIPS).