Sheriff Gary Schaffer reports the arrest of John Joseph McCall, 39, of West Wildwood, on Sept. 8, and the seizure of 422 bags of heroin, as well as suspected suboxone.

The Sheriff’s Office specialized ID & Warrants Unit arrested McCall at 3:18 p.m. Sept. 8. The Warrants Team was attempting to arrest McCall on a failure to appear warrant from Cape May County Superior Court. McCall was additionally arrested on a violation of probation warrant and a non-support warrant $97,513.17 from Gloucester County.

As a result of the arrest and subsequent investigation, McCall was charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession of CDS with intent to distribute, possession of CDS with intent to distribute heroin less than .5 ounces and possession of prescription legend drugs. Bail was set at $60,000 full cash by Judge Garrabrant, J.M.C.

“I want to commend these officers for a job well done as well as the entire I.D. and Warrants Unit that constantly perform their work in an exceptional manner,” stated Sheriff Schaffer in a release. “They do the job of developing leads to locate suspects and serving warrants that are considered high risk in a commendable and professional manner.”

Sheriff Schaffer continued by stating, “I want to continue to ask our citizens for their continued cooperation and use our anonymous two-way texting of tips to assist us in locating these wanted persons as well as helping us develop leads to seize these dangerous drugs. The criminal element has no greater enemy than the police and citizens working together.

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