A high risk search warrant was executed in Asbury Park after a member of the Blood gang, told several people he was plotting to kill an Asbury Park police officer. 

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Monmouth County Sheriff Department, Neptune Township Street Crimes Unit and MOCERT assisted in the execution of the search warrant on Church Street in Asbury Park, at the residence of Salik Hinton, the gang member who made the threat. The warrant resulted in the following charges and arrests:

Salik Hinton, 28 - possession of defaced firearm, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of cocaine and prescription pills. He also had an active warrant out of the city.

Willie Clark, 32 - possession of defaced firearm, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of cocaine and prescription pills.

Shakira Smith, 31 - possession of defaced firearm, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of cocaine and prescription pills, and endangering the welfare of a minor.

As a result of the first search, a second one was conducted at Hinton's parent's residence in Neptune and paraphernalia indicative of drug distribution along with $2,345 in cash was recovered.

Along with weapons, drugs and cash, a Cannondale bike that is valued at over $800 was recovered. One of the defendants admitted they had purchased the bike from a drug addict on the streets for $5.

The defaced firearm was a loaded Hi-point .45 caliber handgun.

The investigation is ongoing.

Charges are accusations. Defendants are presumed innocent unless, and until, found guilty in a court of law.

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