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Two men have been arrested and are facing drug charges, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

Detectives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Enterprise
Unit, along with the Eatontown, Oceanport and Union Beach police departments, and the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Herbert Standard, 41, of Asbury Park, and Mark Standard, 40, of Oceanport, after a three-month investigation into the distribution of cocaine and heroin, according to a press release from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

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The arrests on March 24 resulted from search warrants that were executed at the Crystal Inn in Eatontown, at a location on Gosselin Avenue in Oceanport, and in two vehicles.

Detectives recovered more than 300 grams of a substance believed to be cocaine, several pounds of a substance believed to be marijuana, approximately $1,000 in cash, and drug packaging materials.

Gramiccioni said Herbert Standard was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) with the intent to distribute and two counts of possession of CDS. He was initially placed in the Monmouth County jail, Freehold Township.

Mark Standard was charged with possession of paraphernalia and was released on a summons.

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