LOWER TOWNSHIP — Two brothers from the Fishing Creek area of the township face multiple drug charges after police received a tip Thursday, Dec. 28 of a suspected drug transaction near Wawa in Villas.
Patrolman Kevin Boyle Jr. found brothers Robert E. Pfaff III and Brandon S. Pfaff in the vehicle used in the alleged drug transaction, police said.
A warrants check revealed that Robert Pfaff had multiple outstanding warrants, including a no-bail warrant from the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office, police said.
During the investigation, officers found five blue wax-paper folds containing white powder believed to be heroin, one glassine bag containing a pill believed to be Suboxone, and a hypodermic needle. Brandon Pfaff also had a large knife at the time of the stop, police said.
Robert Pfaff was charged with possession of drugs, possession of prescription drugs, and possession of a hypodermic needle. Police said he placed on a warrant with no bail by Judge Thomas Hillegass and taken to the county jail.
Brandon Pfaff was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of drugs, possession of prescription drugs, and possession of a hypodermic needle. He was released on a summons, police said.
Boyle was assisted in the investigation by Patrolman Eric Coombs, Patrolman Jason Felsing, Patrolman Jennifer Anzelone and Special Officer Timothy Urquhart.