Patrick Buckley, 47, of Asbury Park, and Robert Andrews, 44, of Highlands, were pulled over in the area of Route 35 and Sunset Avenue for failing to yield to traffic. During the traffic stop, the officers that pulled over the vehicle saw narcotics paraphernalia in plain view and an open backpack that had two lobsters inside. It was determined the lobsters were shoplifted from Wegmans.
Robert Andrews was charged with hindering his own apprehension, shoplifting, conspiracy to shoplift with another and failing to yield at an intersection. He was released on a complaint summons pending a future court hearing.
Patrick Buckley was charged with possession of hypodermic syringes, possession of narcotic paraphernalia, shoplifting, and conspiracy to shoplift with another. Bail was set by Judge McGoughran at $2500.00 with no ten percent option. Mr. Buckley was taken to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution to await a future court hearing.