Police recently arrested four people accused of selling crack cocaine and other drugs in Franklin Borough, NJ.
According to law enforcement officials, the suspects were distributing narcotics throughout the borough, which is located in Sussex County, for several months.
Once police became aware of the illegal drug activity, they opened an investigation into the alleged cocaine distribution operation. The investigation lasted two months and involved detectives with the Franklin Borough Police Department. One of the detectives said that the police department’s patrol division “provided valuable recommendations and intelligence” to the detective bureau in this case.
At the conclusion of the investigation, Franklin NJ police executed search warrants and placed the four suspects under arrest. Police reportedly seized a large quantity of crack cocaine and a small amount of methadone while searching the suspects’ residences. Most of the drugs had reportedly been packaged for sale on the street.
One of the suspects is a 35-year-old Franklin NJ man. He faces criminal charges for possession of crack cocaine and distribution of crack cocaine.
Another suspect is a 35-year-old man from Andover NJ. He has been charged with cocaine possession, cocaine distribution, and possession of amphetamine.
Two of the suspects are a married couple from Hamburg, New Jersey. In addition to being charged with distribution of methadone, they have also been charged with child neglect because they allegedly involved a young child in the distribution of the narcotics.
For additional information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Four Face Crack, Methadone Charges in Franklin Borough.”