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Cocaine Operation Taken Down in Ocean County

Three arrest and the seizure of cocaine and cash following a month-long probe into drug activity that spanned several Ocean County communities.

Calvin Presley (L), Shilyre Collins
Calvin Presley (L), Shilyre Collins (Ocean County Dept. of Corrections)

Prosecutor Marlene Lynch Ford says search warrants were executed Tuesday morning at residences in Jackson, Lakewood, Bayville and a Howell storage facility as well as a 1998 Acura by the Special Operations Group along with State, County and Local law enforcement agencies.

Arrested were paroled ex-offenders Calvin Presley (A.K.A “I-Rule”), 41, and Shilyre Collins, 37, of Jackson. Prosecutor Lynch Ford says as a result of raid on Larkspur Lane in Jackson, Prospect Street and Edinburgh Lane in Lakewood and a storage facility identified as Extra Space Storage on Route 9 in Howell, authorities confiscated quantities of both “Crack” and power cocaine, approximately $1,800 in cash as well as drug paraphernalia including a digital scale and packaging materials associated with the distribution of cocaine.

Darlene Ott , 43, of Fernwood Drive in the Berkeley Township section of Bayville was also arrested for allegedly conspiring with Presley to commit robbery in Lacey Township on March 22nd. Officials say an investigation into the Robbery is still on-going and additional arrests and charges are expected.

The A.S.P.C.A was also contacted when eleven pit bulls were found chained at a Prospect Street residence in Lakewood.

Presley is charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine over one half ounce with intent to distribute and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. Bail is set at $350,000. Collins faces the same charges with bail set at $200,000. Ott is charged with Conspiracy to Commit Robbery and Possession of a CDS (Zanax). Her bail is set at $200,000.

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