On May 30, 2014, at 0510 hours, Manchester Police responded to a residence on Commonwealth Blvd in the Pine Lake Park section of Manchester Township for a domestic dispute between husband and wife.

During the investigation, officers recovered a black semi-automatic Intratec AB-10 9mm gun with a high capacity magazine containing 34 rounds in the magazine and miscellaneous 9mm ammunition.  Also located during the investigation were various amounts of controlled dangerous substances and drug paraphernalia.

The 33 year old male, Christopher Batrony, a resident of the Commonwealth Blvd. address, was arrested by Patrolman Matthew Walszek without incident in connection with the drug and weapons offenses. He was charged with one count 4th Degree Harassment under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, one count 2nd Degree Certain Persons not to Possess Weapons, one count 4th Degree Large Capacity Ammunition Magazine Prohibited, two counts 3rd Degree Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance, one count possession of marijuana under 50 grams, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

A search warrant was executed by Detective Adam Guker and the Manchester Township Police Investigations Bureau, with the assistance of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department K-9 units on Mr. Batrony’s residence and vehicle, in which additional amounts of controlled dangerous substances were seized. Mr. Batrony was transported to the Ocean County Jail in lieu of $125,000 cash bail set by Honorable Judge Francis Hodgson JR.  Additional charges are pending against Mr. Batrony.