Four Charged In Little Egg Harbor Heroin Bust

Four people were busted with heroin outside of a Little Egg Harbor apartment complex, authorities charged.

From left to right: Frank, Gina and Jessica Hernandez
From left to right: Frank, Gina and Jessica Hernandez Photo Credit: Ocean County Correctional Facility

Three of the suspects were charged with heroin possession and intent to distribute drugs, Little Egg Harbor police said.

Frank A. Hernandez, 53; Jessica A. Hernandez, 23; and Gina M. Hernandez, 26, all of Little Egg Harbor were charged with heroin possession, possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous subject and tampering with physical evidence. Authorities are holding them in the Ocean County Jail.

A fourth suspect, Elaine Hazard, also of Little Egg Harbor, was charged with conspiracy to possess a controlled dangerous substance. She was released pending future court proceedings.

The incident took place in the parking lot of the Walnut Estates Apartment Complex on Vincent Court, police said.

Anyone with information on drug crimes in Little Egg Harbor can contact the Little Egg Harbor Police Department's Street Crimes Unit at 609-296-3666 ext. 178. 

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