Police recently arrested a Boonton New Jersey man who allegedly had large quantities of illegal drugs in his car and his residence.
According to Bergen County NJ prosecutors, law enforcement began an investigation into the 42-year-old suspect after receiving a tip that he was a narcotics distributor. The investigation included the Boonton Police Department, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morris County Sheriff’s Department K9 Unit, and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department K9 Unit.
Police eventually obtained enough evidence against the suspect to secure a search warrant for the suspect’s home and vehicle.
Police later stopped the suspect’s car in Saddle Brook and searched the vehicle. The officers allegedly found 140 grams of cocaine, four bricks of heroin, 300 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 65 grams of MDMA, 20 grams of ketamine, and several hundred prescription pills. The suspect was also allegedly in possession of a digital scale and multiple unused plastic bags of the sort typically used to package drugs for sale.
Law enforcement also searched the suspect’s home in Boonton Township, New Jersey. Police officers reportedly discovered four bricks of heroin, 13 ounces of marijuana, an unknown quantity of crystal meth, and prescription pills. Police also reportedly seized more than $36,000 in cash.
The suspect has been charged with a number of drug crimes, including possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crystal meth, possession with intent to distribute MDMA, possession with intent to distribute prescription drugs, and possession with intent to distribute heroin.
After being placed under arrest and processed, the suspect was taken to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, NJ. He was being held at the jail in lieu of $125,000 bail.
For more information about this case, access the NJ.com article entitled “Man Had Meth, Cocaine, MDMA, Heroin, Pills in His Car and House, Cops Say.”