Release* Date: May 14, 2014
County Prosecutor’s Office
*News Release* Date: May 14, 2014
Jamesburg man apprehended after escaping from drug arrest
Naser A. Zucker, 19, was apprehended at
Police immediately notified school officials in Jamesburg and Monroe Township and a “shelter in place’’ designation was ordered at each of four schools as a precautionary measure.
were in danger. The schools resumed normal operations after police apprehended
the suspect. The schools were identified as the high school and the middle
Acting Prosecutor Carey thanked police and school officials for acting quickly to ensure the safety of the students.
Zucker was apprehended after a park visitor saw the suspect and told police as they arrived during an extensive search.
Zucker was charged with escape and was being held on $150,000 bail. The circumstances surrounding the escape remain under investigation. No one was injured during the escape.
Zucker initially was being held on $100,000 bail, which was set following his arrest at 7:52 a.m. today on charges of possession and possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance.
was one of three people who were arrested at their apartment on
During the arrest, police seized less than a half-ounce of heroin valued at $4,000. Police also seized $6,000 cash used in illegal drug transactions.
The others arrested and charged with possession and possession with intent to distribute were identified as Zucker’s brother, Robert Zucker, 27, and Heather Walliker, 37.
Robert Zucker was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail and Walliker was released in her own recognizance.
The investigation is active and is continuing.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against the Zuckers and Walliker are merely accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty.