Evesham Police K-9 Assists in Drug Investigation
A narcotics investigation conducted by the Evesham Township Police Departments leads to the arrest of two people that police say were attempting to sell cocaine, heroin, crack-cocaine and ecstasy in the Township’s DACTS Zone. The Evesham Police Narcotics Unit conducted a motor vehicle stop on Rte. 70 by Cropwell Road. During the investigation Evesham Police K-9 EZ was called upon to assist investigators with the detection of narcotics.K-9 EZ was walked around the exterior of the suspect’s vehicle at which time she alerted officers to the presence of narcotics inside the car. Police then conducted a search of the vehicle, where they say they found cocaine, heroin, crack-cocaine, ecstasy and $2,300.00 in cash. 25 year-old Joseph Coleman, of Sicklerville, NJ was charged with 3rd degree distribution of Cocaine, and 3rd degree loitering to distribute heroin, crack- cocaine and powder cocaine. Coleman was taken to the Burlington County Jail and is being held with no bail. Police also charged 23 year-old Jahri Sheard, of Beverly, NJ with 3rd degree loitering to distribute ecstasy, heroin, crack- cocaine and powder cocaine. He was released on his own recognizance.