A Barnegat Township man who allegedly hit a police detective with his car while backing up in the 711 parking lot on West Bay Avenue Thursday night, then his car is also now facing a number of drug charges.

heroin (yangna, ThinkStock)
yangna, ThinkStock

Investigators say Timothy Milton began backing up his car in the lot and hit Detective Nowak, who was out of the car at the time, then struck his vehicles before being ordered to stop and get out along with his passenger Kyle Frate.

Milton's being charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of heroin with intent to distribute in a school zone, eluding, aggravated assault, and tampering with evidence.

Frate is charged with possession of heroin and wandering/loitering to obtain CDS.

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