A Long Branch woman who allegedly ingested enough heroin - inside Ocean Township police headquarters - to warrant three doses of Narcan on the spot, will face a possession charge once she has recovered.


Amy M. Mauer, 36, was hospitalized, charged with possesison of heroin, a hypodermic syringe and drug paraphernalia, police said, and released to await a court appearance after the incident at about 10:15 AM on August 28.

According to police, Mauer arrived at the police department to collect artifacts from the Records Bureau, and stepped into the public rest room in the lobby.

Police said that when Mauer became incoherent, civlian workers alerted Officer Nicholas Castellano. He, Sergeant Timonty Malcolm and Lieutenant Eduardo Segarra administered three doses of Naloxone (Narcan), and summoned Oakhurst first-aiders to whisk Mauer to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.

Charges are accusations. Defendants are presumed innocent unless, and until, found guilty in a court of law.

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