Last month, as reported by USA TODAY:
Gooden was pulled over by the Holmdel Police Department in the early morning of June 7 when officers alleged they found "two, small green zip-lock style plastic baggies containing suspected cocaine," according to the complaint, which was filed by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
Gooden was charged with third-degree possession of a controlled substance, in addition to possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence.
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Just today, we learned of a NJ Police officer who OD in his patrol car while on duty.
PEOPLE.com reports : An on-duty New Jersey police officer who was found unresponsive in his patrol car after overdosing on heroin in April has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated — and lost his job, say prosecutors.
On Friday, Matthew Ellery, 29, of Middlesex, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled dangerous substance and driving while intoxicated, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor announced in a press release.
ADDICTION KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES.