Whiting Car Stop Leads To Drug Distribution Charges

Manchester Township Police Car (Photo by Jennifer Peacock)

MANCHESTER — A routine traffic stop on Route 530 in Whiting leads to the arrests of two people who now face a slew of drug charges. 29-year-old Dandre Tubbs of Manchester and 23-year-old Sara McCanna of Forked River were taken into custody by the Narcotics Enforcement team on May 2nd.

Inside the car, investigators found over two grams of crack cocaine, 46 bags of heroin, syringes and other drug paraphernalia as well as a small baseball bat.

Tubbs was charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin, Possession of Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, Hindering Apprehension by Concealment of Evidence, Possession of Hypodermic Syringes, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

McCanna was charged with Possession of Hypodermic Syringes and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both parties were released on summonses pending a court appearance. Tubbs’ vehicle was seized pending forfeiture.

Also assisting in the investigation were members of the Manchester Township Police Department’s Patrol Bureau.

Residents are reminded that drug tips can be reported to the Manchester Police anonymously at 732-657-6111 or online via the Department’s website, manchesterpolicenj.com, by clicking the “Tip Line” link.