County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that five people and two corporations
have been named in a 30-count indictment regarding a multi-million-dollar criminal
enterprise responsible for manufacturing and distributing narcotics in New Jersey,
New York and thru the Dark Web.
Anderson, 45, of South Brunswick, Jarrette Codd, 42, of Jamesburg, and Ronald
MacCarty, 51, of Jackson in Ocean Township were indicted on first degree racketeering
as well as two companies Next Level Research & Development, Inc. d/b/a/
sinmed located in South Brunswick and MTM Cellular, LLC. d/b/a/ Wireless Spots
in Asbury Park.
Anderson has been indicted as a leader of a narcotics trafficking network and
promoting organized street crime; both first-degree crimes. He was also
indicted as a leader of organized crime, use of a 17-year-old or younger to
commit a criminal offense, and endangering the welfare of a child; all second-degree
charges in the indictment also include maintaining or operating drug production
facilities in South Brunswick, Old Bridge, and in the City of Vineland, in the County
of Cumberland; all first first-degree crimes, possession with intent to distribute
a variety of illegal and prescription legend drugs, and unlawful possession of
handgun ammunition in the fourth degree.
Level Research & Development, Inc. d/b/a/ sinmed and MTM Cellular, LLC. d/b/a/
Wireless Spots were indicted for financial facilitation of criminal activity in
the first degree for dealing with property or engaging in transactions
involving property known to be derived from criminal activity.
Codd and his wife Tania Codd, MacCarty and his wife Marissa MacCarty have all
been indicted for failure to file personal tax returns and failure to pay
income taxes. Next Level Research & Development, Inc was also indicted for
failure to file and pay business tax returns, all third-degree crimes.
30-count indictment were handed up following a presentation to a Middlesex
County Grand Jury by Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Russell Curley.
arrests and charges on April 3, 2019, followed an extensive investigation by the
Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office,
the United States Secret Service, the U.S. Postal Service, the South Brunswick
Police Department, and the New Jersey Division of Taxation, Office of Criminal Investigations.
investigation began in 2017, when the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office uncovered
a series of suspicious transactions involving bitcoin, a digital cryptocurrency.
These transactions were linked to a New Jersey based company named Next Level Research
and Development, which listed Jackson resident Ronald MacCarty, and Chester Anderson
investigation determined that between March 2016 through
2019 the defendants were involved in a criminal enterprise that was responsible
for manufacturing and distributing narcotics in New Jersey, New York and thru
the Dark Web.
investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information may call Sergeant
Craig Marchak of Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4505.
is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against all the
defendants are merely accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven