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November 05, 2015

Six arrested for distribution of heroin in Cape May County

Police find equivalent of 500 bags worth $5,000 in street value

Six people were arrested and charged for distribution of heroin earlier this week in Middle Township, Cape May County after an investigation carried out by the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office and the Middle Township Police Department, officials announced Thursday.

A court authorized search warrant carried out at the residence of 51-year-old William B. Green led to the discovery of an amount of heroin equivalent to over 500 bags and valued at $5,000. Investigators also recovered pre-packaged heroin, crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

In addition to Green, authorities identified those arrested in connection to the investigation as Allen Crouse Jr., 35, of Rio Grande; Robert Treon, 59, of the Villas; Brandon P. Strausser, 23, of Cape May Court House; Jesse J. Daisey, 22, of Rio Grande; and Tammy Flynn, 49, of Rio Grande.

Green, Crouse Jr., Treon, and Flynn have been charged with third-degree Distribution of Heroin, third-degree Possession of Heroin and second-degree Distribution of Heroin within 500 Feet of a Public Place. Pending court proceedings, they were processed and released on a Summons complaint.

Daisey and Strausser have been charged with second-degree Distribution of Heroin and third-degree Possession of Heroin. They were held in the Cape May County Correctional Facility in lieu of $150,000 full cash bail.

Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor noted that those convicted of a second-degree crime face imprisonment of 5-10 years in New Jersey State Prison. The prosecutor's office will continue to work with local municipalities to target the sale of illicit Dangerous Substances.

Anyone with information concerning illegal drug activity within the community is asked to report it to the Cape May County Sheriffs Tip Line at and click on anonymous tip, or through the Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-465-2800 or 877-465-2801. Tips can also be shared by contacting the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1168.