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Villas Man Arrested for Allegedly Distributing Methamphetamine and Heroin

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Lower Township Police Chief William Mastriana announce the arrest of Decarlo Fleming, age 49, of the Villas section of Lower Township NJ for the distribution of Methamphetamine and Heroin on February 23, 2018.

This arrest was the conclusion of a cooperative investigation between the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force and the Lower Township Police Department Detective Division.

Decarlo Fleming was arrested on February 23, 2018, during the execution of a Court authorized search warrant at his residence on Greenwood Avenue in the Villas section of Lower Township NJ. Seized during this investigation were over 100 bags of heroin and over half of an ounce of Methamphetamine. The combined street value of the suspected drugs seized is approximately $8,000.

As a result of this investigation, Decarlo Fleming was charged with Distribution of Methamphetamine (2nd degree), Possession of Methamphetamine (2nd degree), Distribution of Heroin (3rd degree), Possession of Heroin (3rd degree), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (disorderly persons offense). Fleming was processed and lodged in the Cape May County Correctional Facility pending Court proceedings.

Prosecutor Sutherland advises that persons convicted of a second degree crime are subject to a term of imprisonment of 5 to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison and third degree crimes and carry a sentence of 3 to 5 years.

Prosecutor Sutherland stated that his office will continue to work hand in hand with the local municipalities to target anyone selling illegal controlled dangerous substances. Prosecutor Sutherland continues to urge the citizens of Cape May County to report any information regarding illegal drug activity and or any criminal activity within community and that this information can be reported anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriffs Tip Line at cmcsheriff.net and click on anonymous tip, or through the Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-465-2800 or 877-465-2801, or the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1135.

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