Conversation at Walmart in Brick, NJ leads to drug arrests

BRICK – A conversation overheard by four police officers on surveillance led to the arrest of four men Thursday night on drug charges.

After overhearing their conversation about their involvement in drug activities, the Brick police officers and their police dog Rebel approached the group. The rebels picked up the smell of drugs outside their vehicle, leading to a search and the discovery of crack and drug paraphernalia, police said.

Frank Tomasulo, 58, of Toms River, Arnaldo Martinez, 50, of Jackson and Michael Britton, 35, of Toms River, were charged with possession of crack, possession of paraphernalia and loitering to obtain or distribute drugs.

Austin Kaiser, 43, of Toms River, was charged with possession of paraphernalia and loitering to obtain drugs.

All were held at the Ocean County Jail.

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