NJ man with heroin marked "Ebola" arrested

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (WPVI) -- A Toms River man faces drug charges after police say he was in possession of heroin marked as "Ebola."

47-year-old Barnabas Davis, aka 'Hammer,' was arrested on Monday at the Ramada Inn on the 2300 block of Route 9.

Police obtained a search warrant during an ongoing investigation into the distribution of heroin from the rear suites of the hotel.

Davis, whose last known address is Briar Knolls Condominium Complex in Toms River, was placed under arrest after approximately 633 wax folds containing heroin and approximately 40 grams of crack cocaine were seized.

Davis was charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of crack cocaine, and possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute.

Police say the heroin was packaged for sale and had a variety of "trademark" stamps on them which included the brand name "Ebola."

Davis remains in the Ocean County Jail and is being held on $300,000 bail.

Police say the Ramada Inn had no knowledge or involvement in this activity and cooperated in the investigation.
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