Multiple Heroin, Distribution Arrests, Vehicle Seized
On March 25th at 4:07pm, members of the Barnegat Police Narcotics Unit arrested Charles Eble 3rd, 39, Valerian Zieniewicz, 80, and Bethany Park, 34, all of Barnegat on drug charges.
Narcotics detectives were in the area of 21 South Main St when they observed Eble who they knew to have $4,500 in outstanding warrants out of several different jurisdictions. The detectives made contact with Eble and discovered that he was in possession of 46 wax paper folds of heroin. Detectives then made contact with Park and Zieniewicz at the same location. After conducting an investigation they determined that Zieniewicz had purchased heroin from Eble which he then distributed to Park.
All three subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the police station where they were processed.
Zieniewicz was charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, distribution of heroin (all 3rd degree), and wandering to obtain CDS.
Bethany Park was charged with wandering to obtain CDS.
Both Zieniewicz and Park were released pending a court date.
Charles Eble 3rd was charged with 2 counts of possession of heroin, 2 counts of possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, and 1 count of distribution of heroin (all 3rd degree). He was lodged in the Ocean County Jail in default of $50,000 bail in addition to the $4,500 in outstanding warrants.
Zieniewics 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe was seized pending forfeiture as the investigation revealed it was used in the commission of a crime.