Police seize $10,000 in cocaine in Mercer County, 2 arrested

Ronald Zamor / Joyce Gilbert

Police seized $10,000 in cocaine and arrested two people after a two-month investigation in Mercer County.

At approximately 5:25 p.m. Monday, officers with the Mercer County Narcotics Task Force were conducting surveillance of Ronald Zamor, the target of an ongoing narcotics investigation.

As a result of the surveillance, a motor vehicle stop was conducted of a 2015 Subaru Forrester on South Clinton Avenue.

Authorities say the driver of the vehicle, Joyce Gilbert, was found to be in possession of three baggies of powder cocaine and placed under arrest.

Officers then executed search warrants at Zamor's apartment on Ashmore Avenue.

Zamor was located in the apartment and taken into custody without incident.

Officers searched his home and discovered approximately 100 grams of powder cocaine, a bulletproof vest, $2,156 in cash, a small amount of marijuana, a digital scale and packaging materials. The estimated street value of the seized narcotics is $10,000.

Zamor, 30, is charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession with the intent to distribute, distribution of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $150,000 cash or bond.

Gilbert, 46, of Hamilton, is charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance. She was released on a summons pending future court proceedings.
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