A Mount Olive NJ man who had already been charged with possession of heroin earlier this year now faces additional criminal charges. The suspect allegedly broke into a parked vehicle and stole $3,000 in cash, including US currency and Guatemalan currency.
According to law enforcement, the suspect has pending criminal charges for possessing heroin in Mount Olive in April 2016. Mount Olive police officers allegedly found the suspect carrying a small quantity of heroin on his person. When police searched the suspect, they reportedly discovered him in possession of 12 glassine folds containing heroin. The glassine envelopes were reportedly labeled “Team Money.”
On another date, the suspect allegedly smashed the window of a 2007 Toyota Tundra and stole thousands of dollars in cash from the glove compartment.
The suspect has been charged with a host of criminal offenses, including theft by unlawful taking, burglary, criminal mischief, resisting arrest, eluding police, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession of drug paraphernalia, obstruction of justice, and tampering with evidence.
The 46-year-old suspect lives in the Flanders section of Mount Olive, New Jersey. He recently appeared in Morris County Superior Court, located in Morristown NJ, for a bail hearing on the new criminal charges.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was remanded to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, New Jersey. He was being held at the correctional facility in lieu of a $45K bail amount.
For additional information about this case, read the DailyRecord.com article, “‘Team Money’ Heroin found on Flanders Man, Authorities Said.”