Eatontown police working with the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office arrested Frederick Hargrove and also seized nearly $60,000 worth of suspected heroin this week. Hargrove is suspected of running a major drug trafficking ring in Monmouth County.
Police say they conducted numerous controlled heroin buys from Hargrove using undercover officers. Hargrove was allegedly found with nearly 3,000 bags of heroin packaged for sale, blank prescription pads and almost $2,000 in cash.
The suspect has been charged with two second-degree drug offenses as well as and 16 third-degree crimes and related charges. Hargrove is lodged at the Monmouth County Jail in Freehold Township in lieu of $320,000 bail.
Hargrove’s roommate, Kristina Marie Chapman, was also arrested for stealing blank prescription pads from a pharmacy where she worked. If you have been arrested or convicted of a drug charge in Monmouth County or Ocean County, call an experienced Freehold-based criminal defense attorney for an evaluation of your case.