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2 people arrested on drug related charges – Wildwood

October 29, 2013

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Wildwood Police Chief Steve Long announce the arrest of two local residents Jahmal Langston and Eileen McCloskey, during the execution of three search warrants in Wildwood, New Jersey.

The arrests are a result of a cooperative effort by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, and Narcotics Task Force and the Wildwood Police Department.

On October 28, 2013, three Court Authorized Search Warrants were executed by the Cape May County Regional S.W.A.T team in the 100 West block of Poplar Avenue in Wildwood, New Jersey. As a result of the investigation, 189 bags of heroin were seized along with a loaded handgun, drug paraphernalia and $1,791.00 in US Currency, submitted as civil forfeiture as proceeds from the illegal sale of controlled dangerous substances.

As a result of the investigation, Jahmal Langston, (33) years old of Wildwood, New Jersey was charged with the following and lodged in the Cape May County Correctional Facility in lieu of $200,000.00 full cash bail:
Possession of heroin, a third degree crime;
Possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, a crime of the third degree;
Possession of heroin, with intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public place, a crime of the second degree;
Possession of heroin, with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a school zone, a crime of the third degree;
Unlawful possession of a weapon, a crime of the third degree;
Certain persons not to possess a weapon, a crime of the second degree.

Eileen McCloskey, (35) years old of Wildwood, New Jersey was charged with the following and lodged in the Cape May County Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000.00 cash bail:
Possession of heroin, a third degree crime;
Possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, a crime of the third degree;
Possession of heroin, with intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public place, a crime of the second degree;
Possession of heroin, with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a school zone, a crime of the third degree.

Prosecutor Taylor advises that persons convicted of a second degree crime are subject to a term of imprisonment of 5 to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison; persons convicted of a third degree crime are subject to a term of imprisonment of 3 to 5 years in New Jersey State Prison. Prosecutor Taylor commented that his office will continue to work with the local municipalities to vigorously investigate and target these individuals who continually distribute these dangerous controlled substances, such as heroin and any other illegal substances being sold within the County of Cape May.

Prosecutor Taylor continues to urge the citizens of Cape May County to report any information regarding illegal drug activity and or any criminal activity within community and that this information can be reported anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriffs Tip Line at cmcsheriff.net and click on anonymous tip, or through the Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-465-2800 or 877-465-2801, Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1168.