Point Boro Heroin Overdose Investigation Continues; Photos Released

Body found at Stop & Shop on Bridge Avenue

An investigation continues into the death of a 42-year-old man was found in the Stop & Shop bathroom on Bridge Avenue in Point Pleasant Boro in what authorities believe was an overdose of tainted heroin.

The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office has released at least three photos connected to the incident, and is warning people about possible tainted heroin.

On Jan. 10, police discovered the Jersey City man had suspected heroin and five additional wax folds stamped “Bud Light” in red in his possession. He was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato. 

Coronato warned that this overdose may have been caused by a batch of heroin that included toxic elements which prove fatal without medical attention. 

He said the same heroin was likely used a day later, when Seaside Heights Police were called to a Blaine Avenue residence and found a 32-year-old local man dead in the bathroom.

In that case, investigators also found wax folds at the residence stamped “Bud Light” in red, containing suspected heroin. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

An autopsy in both deaths will be conducted and law enforcement will test the drugs to determine their composition. 

Anyone with information on individuals selling the “Bud Light” heroin stamp or with information on possible dealers should contact: the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Special Operations Group at (732) 929-2027 ext. 3235.

Old Guy January 16, 2014 at 03:13 PM
Thanks for the picture. At least I know what it looks like. Not knowing much about Heroin, I find it interesting that a street level pusher would take the time to decorate his product. To me, this means that the package was mass produced from a higher volume source. Possibly from a guy named Bud?
Amy Cavanaugh January 17, 2014 at 04:18 PM
When i see this it saddend it me very much. () l feel awful, the poor youthh if todsy. Evil, evil drug
Old Guy January 17, 2014 at 05:41 PM
I agree, Amy. Addiction is a horrible viper.
christine whitley February 10, 2014 at 10:51 AM
This has been making me crazy since this story broke; "Tainted Heroin"! Kinda redundant don't ya think? If this was the "Tainted" heroin, hell, where can i get the non-tainted safe shit? LMFAO!!! ALL heroin is "Tainted", all heroin kills, ,has been for years. Wake up and open your eyes, Every town has it, most just choose to save the reputation of the town rather than the lives of our children !
christine whitley February 10, 2014 at 10:57 AM
Just a little eye opener,the bags are decorated when u buy them and are readily available all over the internet and in local smoke shops! Where has everyone been!?
Courtney Lynn February 16, 2014 at 11:57 PM
Old guy, with all due respect (if I knew you) are you kidding me? Your last comment about guy named "Bud" shame on you. Have no other comments suitable for the social network media. I hope u have never had any issues within your family of alcohol or drugs. Make sure when u cast stones you can take the heat too. Where's the compassion. ?
Old Guy February 17, 2014 at 08:14 AM
Courtney. Read my comment again. My point was that the source of the drugs was not the people being busted but an organized mass producing "company". My reference to Bud was a hint that perhaps the "CEO"s first name is "Bud". The source is who should be busted. The addicts need help, not jail...... if they will accept it.


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