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MAPLE SHADE NJ (October 25, 2017)--Chief Gary Gubbei of the Maple Shade Police Department announces the arrest of Kevin M. Williams Jr., 37 years old, of Maple Shade NJ, on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 for Distribution and Possession of Crack Cocaine and Heroin. Police conducted a motor vehicle stop upon Williams after observing suspicious activity. During the stop, and upon further investigation at a secondary location, police encountered a female who was found to be overdosing and in need of immediate medical care. The female was transported to a local hospital for care.

Additional charges for Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS (>½ oz, <5 ozs of Crack Cocaine), Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS (under ½ ounce of Heroin), and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon were serviced upon Williams on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, after the execution of a search warrant yielded a significant amount of drugs and other evidence hidden within his vehicle.

The total street value of the drugs recovered was $2800.00 worth of crack cocaine and $400.00 worth of heroin.

Williams was remanded to Burlington County Jail pending a detention hearing.

The Maple Shade Police Department wishes to provide this arrest information as an example of a community that cares and the importance of “See Something, Say Something”. This nationwide campaign benefits families, friends, and neighbors by bringing suspicious behavior to the attention of law enforcement. Reporting suspicious behavior could potentially stop the next crime in your neighborhood. Even if you think your observation is not important, it may prove to be very important to law enforcement efforts. In this case, an arrest was made and a life was potentially saved.

To report suspicious activity, contact Maple Shade Police at 856-234-8300. Describe specifically what you observed, including who or what you saw, when you saw it, where it occurred and why it's suspicious. If there is an emergency, call 9–1–1.