Kilograms of methamphetamine, cocaine and fentanyl found in Asbury Park home

Kilograms of methamphetamine, cocaine and fentanyl found in Asbury Park home

An Asbury Park apartment was the scene of a major drug trafficking operation, U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger said Wednesday.

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ASBURY PARK, NJ — An Asbury Park apartment was the scene of a major illegal drug trafficking operation, U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger said Wednesday.

Law enforcement searched the home in November 2022 and discovered more than three kilograms of methamphetamine, more than three kilograms of cocaine, approximately 150 grams of fentanyl and various drug distribution paraphernalia, including a pill press, he said.

They also discovered about seven kilos of cutting agents used to mix the drugs.

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Approximately $19,000 in cash was also found in the home, along with a loaded .380-caliber Hi-Point pistol.

The man who lived in the home is Dywann Pugh, 44. He was sentenced Wednesday to 120 months in prison for unlawful possession of enough methamphetamine to sell and possession of a firearm as a convicted felon.

Pugh previously pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine, and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon.