Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announces the arrest of Jacob Obrikin (age 36), and Amy Genre (age 39) both of the Ocean View section of Upper Township, for the distribution of Methamphetamine and Heroin on June 19, 2018.
These arrests were the conclusion of an investigation by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force (GGNTF) into the distribution of Methamphetamine and Heroin throughout Cape May County.
On June 19, 2018, a court authorized search warrant was executed by the New Jersey State Police TEAM's Unit and the GGNTF at a residence in the 1200 block of Stagecoach Road in Ocean View, NJ. Seized during this investigation was seven hundred and twenty bags of suspected Heroin, approximately three and one half ounces of Methamphetamine, a pellet gun, and $1,276 in U.S. Currency. The approximate street value for the recovered narcotics is over $15,000.
Jacob Obrikin was charged with Possession of a Firearm, 2nd degree, Possession of CDS, 3rd degree, Possession with the Intent to Distribute and Manufacture (heroin), 2nd degree, Possession with the Intent to Distribute and Manufacture (methamphetamine), 2nd degree, Possession with Intent Operating a CDS Production Facility, 1st degree, Fortifying a Manufacturing or Distribution Facility, 3rd degree, Money Laundering, 3rd degree, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 4th degree. Obrikin was subsequently placed on a warrant and lodged at the Cape May County Correctional Center *
Amy Genre was charged with Possession of CDS, 3rd degree, Possession with the Intent to Distribute and Manufacture (heroin), 2nd degree, Possession with the Intent to Distribute and Manufacture (methamphetamine), 2nd degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 4th degree and Conspiring to Engage in Conduct consistent with CDS related activity, 2nd degree. Genre was also placed on a warrant and lodged at the Cape May County Correctional Center *
Prosecutor Sutherland advises that persons convicted of second degree crimes can be sentenced to 5 to 10 years, persons convicted of third degree crimes can carry a sentence of 3 to 5 years and persons convicted of a fourth degree crime can be sentenced to up to 18 months in State prison.
Prosecutor Sutherland stated that his office will continue 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 or any criminal activity
within community and 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 the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1135.
* Any charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless they are proven guilty.