The Toms River man whose two arrests within three months in 2016 allegedly yielded 4,770 doses of heroin is sentenced to probation and rehab.

Gary Fox (Ocean Co. Dept of Corrections)
Gary Fox (Ocean Co. Dept of Corrections)

Gary Fox, 30 years of age at the time charges were filed last summer, was ordered to serve probation for five years, and to enter drug and alcohol rehabilitation for six months, according to Toms River police.

Police did not disclose the conditions under which the sentence was imposed. He was charged in May with distributing heroin, possession, and possession of more than one-half ounce.

After the July search, he was charged with possession, possession with intent to distribute, possession of over 50 grams of marijuana, possession of Alprazolam and Suboxone, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Fox met terms of full $75,000 bail following his arrest in May 2016, then he become the subject of additional charges.

Investigators seized 80 folds of heroin, then found another 4,150 doses, in the form of 83 bricks, in a storage unit. Police estimated the stash's value at about $25,000.

Detectives launched a second probe in July, searching Fox's house and allegedly finding 540 wax folds, more than a pound and a half of marijuana, prescription medications and cash. His bail was set at a full $60,000.

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