NJ Gang Member Reportedly Plotted to Kill Asbury Park Officer

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.

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."

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