Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Brigantine man charged with heroin distribution after police search home

Brigantine man charged with heroin distribution after police search home

{{featured_button_text}}

BRIGANTINE — A city man was charged this month after police executing a search warrant found evidence of heroin distribution.

On July 3, detectives searched a home in the 200 block of 39th Street, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page.

Andrew C. Cashmere, 25, was arrested during the search, during which officers found evidence of drug distribution and seized proceeds of drug sales, police said. Cashmere allegedly attempted to destroy drug evidence while officers were executing the search warrant, but detectives were able to retrieve some of the drug evidence in addition to evidence Cashmere had attempted to destroy the drugs.

Cashmere was charged with two counts of possession of controlled dangerous substances, two counts of distribution of CDS, distributing CDS within 500 feet of public buildings and parks, obstructing justice, hindering apprehension, tampering with evidence and possession of a weapon during a CDS offense.

He was released on a summons.

Police began investigating after they received several complaints of suspected drug distribution at the home as well as tips from concerned citizens.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and Somers Point Police Department K-9 Unit assisted.

Contact: 609-272-7241

mbilinski@pressofac.com

Twitter @ACPressMollyB

Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Staff Writer

My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

Related to this story

The best local coverage, unlimited

Sign up for a digital subscription to The Press of Atlantic City now and take advantage of a great offer.

LEARN MORE

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Soon we will no longer integrate with Facebook for story comments. The commenting option is not going away, however, readers will need to register for a FREE site account to continue sharing their thoughts and feedback on stories. If you already have an account (i.e. current subscribers, posting in obituary guestbooks, for submitting community events), you may use that login, otherwise, you will be prompted to create a new account.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

Breaking News