The motor vehicle stop of a Freehold Township man, lead to the seizure of various types of narcotics as well as related paraphernalia early Wednesday morning. Ptl. Jason Wiener stopped a Ford Explorer for a motor vehicle violation and shortly thereafter found the operator to be in possession of heroin, marijuana, Xanax, Suboxone as well as a suspected crack pipe and other drug paraphernalia.

On October 11, 2016, at approximately 1:11 a.m., while on patrol, Officer Jason Wiener observed a red, Ford Explorer traveling westbound on County Road 571 near Maplewood Street.  Officer Wiener observed that the driver failed to use a turn signal and stopped the vehicle for the violation.  While the driver of the vehicle, 39-year-old, Mark Sobroza of Hidden Stream Road in Freehold, was speaking to Officer Wiener, an odor of marijuana was detected.  Further investigation revealed that Sobroza was found to be in possession of heroin, marijuana, Xanax, Suboxone, and a suspected crack cocaine pipe along with other types of paraphernalia.

Sobroza was arrested without incident.  He was issued several motor vehicle summonses, and charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession of a Schedule III and IV Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia.  Sobroza was released on criminal summonses pending a court appearance.