PAULSBORO — A 27-year-old Paulsboro man was arrested on drug charges Tuesday, as a several-month-long investigation into narcotics distribution was concluded.
At 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the unit block of West Washington Street, police said.
Barry Vessels was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, possession of heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of prescription pills, possession of prescription pills with the intent to distribute, possession of controlled dangerous substances with the intent to distribute within 500 feet of public housing, possession of drug paraphernalia, loitering to commit a CDS offense, maintaining a nuisance and resisting arrest, said police.
Vessel was committed to the Salem County Jail in default of $25,000 bail, police said.
Five people were arrested Nov. 12 as part of the investigation.