A Lacey Township man is heading to prison for running a drug facility out of a home in Forked River where he was dealing a plethora of dangerous drugs including marijuana and cocaine.

For running a Controlled Dangerous Substance Production Facility out of a residence in Forked River, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer announced Friday that 22-year old Andrew Bradley has been sentenced to ten years in New Jersey State Prison.

Bradley previously entered into a guilty plea of Maintaining a Controlled Dangerous Substance Production Facility on February 11, 2021.

His nefarious activity carried on for three years, Lacey Police Detectives learned through their investigation, and between 2017 and 2020 Bradley was dealing cocaine and marijuana out of the home.

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Bradley was pulled over by Lacey Police Detectives on October 1, 2021 and was detained.

When Lacey Police Detectives then executed court authorized search warrants along with the Stafford Police K-9 Unit on Bradley's vehicle and residence in Forked River.

They then found undisclosed amounts of cocaine, psilocybin mushrooms, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), dimethyltryptamine (DMT), marijuana including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), drug paraphernalia, and equipment and supplies indicative of manufacturing and distributing cocaine -- just from his residence.

Bradley was arrested and then brought to the Ocean County Jail, but was then released due to the guidance of New Jersey's Bail Reform Law.

Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said that Ocean County Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Kristin Pressman, Ocean County Senior Assistant Prosecutor Ashley Angelo, and Ocean County Senior Assistant Prosecutor Meghan O’Neill handled the case on behalf of the State.

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