Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Lindenwold Police Chief Thomas Brennan report the arrest today, December 14, 2016, of a Lindenwold woman for supplying drugs to an overdose victim.
On Monday, September 5, 2016, Lindenwold Police responded to the scene of a drug overdose involving two victims. Victim #1 was located on the bedroom floor unconscious and breathing. He was revived by Emergency Medical Personnel using Narcan and transported to an area hospital for follow-up medical treatment. The second victim was found deceased in the bathroom.
The investigation by Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Dylan Deacon and Lindenwold Police Detective Christopher Sherrer revealed that the overdose victims purchased Fentanyl from a woman in Lindenwold.
Lisa Hicks, 28, of the 500 block of East Gibbsboro Road, Lindenwold was charged on Wednesday, October 11, 2016 with one count of third-degree Possession with Intent to Distribute and one count of second-degree Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance within 500 Feet Of Lindenwold Towers. Bail was set at $50,000.00 full cash.
On December 12, 2016, Detectives received the toxically report confirming the second victim’s cause of death was an overdose of Fentanyl prompting an additional charge to be filed. Hicks was charged with one count of first-degree Strict Liability Death. Bail was set at $200,000.00 full cash.
Hicks was arrested today (12/14/16) by members ofthe Camden County Suburban Narcotics Unit and the Camden County Sheriff’s Department Officer Goonan in the 1100 block of Princess Avenue in Camden.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Released Wednesday, December 14, 2016