Two Asbury Park residents will soon have a day in court after being arrested for possession of drugs at a traffic stop in Ocean Township, Monmouth County.

Police pulled over 35-year old Shamere J. McClaren of Asbury Park around 12:15 am on Tuesday morning on Route 35 South near East Mall Drive because of some traffic violations.

When officers searched McClaren though during their on-scene investigation, they found crack cocaine.

This discovery led to the arrest of McClaren for possession of CDS.

Then backup police officers from Ocean Township arrived at the scene and then a search of the vehicle was conducted and it led to the discovery of several wax folds containing heroin as well as several pieces of drug paraphernalia, police said.

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At that point, 55-year old Beverly Bell of Asbury Park, who was the passenger in the pulled over vehicle, was also arrested.

McClaren and Bell were then brought to Ocean Township Police Headquarters for processing following their arrest at the motor vehicle stop.

Inside police headquarters, McClaren was charged with Possession of Crack Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Heroin with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Crack Cocaine, Possession of Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

In addition to those charges, McClaren was also given several motor vehicle summonses.

Bell was charged with Possession of Crack Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Heroin with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Crack Cocaine, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

In addition to her initial charges, Bell was also issued two motor vehicle summonses.

McClaren and Bell were then released from police custody, pending an initial court appearance.

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