26-year-old Rainer O. Calderon of Colts Neck was arrested and charged on June 10 of being the leader of an illicit pharmaceutical drug ring. Colts Neck Police, along with members of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Office of Criminal Investigations raided Calderon’s home, leading to his arrest.
Colts Neck Police have charged Calderon with forgery, leading a narcotics-trafficking network, and obtaining a controlled dangerous substance by fraud. He had also been charged by Freehold Township Police with forgery, receiving stolen property and related crimes.
During a search of Calderon’s home, police confiscated $331, Calderon’s car, marijuana, a hypodermic syringe, medical records, prescription blanks and documents related to the drug ring.
Police have also arrested two other individuals, who police obtained oxycodone from various New Jersey pharmacies illegally and passed the pills along to Calderon.
Calderon is lodged in the Monmouth County Jail, Freehold Township, in lieu of $410,000 with no “ten percent” option.