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NJ Gang Member Reportedly Plotted to Kill Asbury Park Officer

November 13, 2017  | 

Some of the weapons, drugs, and cash New Jersey authorities recovered while investigating a threat against an Asbury Park police officer. (Photo: Asbury Park PD)
Some of the weapons, drugs, and cash New Jersey authorities recovered while investigating a threat against an Asbury Park police officer. (Photo: Asbury Park PD)

Three people, including one who discussed a plot to kill an Asbury Park (NJ) police officer, were arrested on drug and weapons charges early Friday, authorities said Saturday.

Law enforcement officers served a search warrant at a home before sunrise Friday, according to Asbury Park police spokesman Sgt. Michael Casey. 

Casey said in a news release the warrant was the "result of an investigation in which a local Blood gang member, Salik Hinton, had told several individuals that he was plotting to kill an Asbury Park police officer."

Read More at Asbury Park Press.


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