According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the drug traffickers were running illegal narcotics from Texas to New Jersey.
Authorities began an investigation after learning that the suspects were bringing in large amounts of drugs from Texas. The joint investigation was conducted by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force and the Roxbury Police Department.
The raid occurred at a motel in Roxbury NJ. During the raid, Roxbury police seized 2,000 Xanax pills and 15 pounds of marijuana. According to officials, the drugs have an estimated street value of roughly $90,000.
Police also seized a Land Rover, as well as approximately $2,000 in cash.
Law enforcement arrested a total of six people. The suspects include two Brooklyn NY residents and four residents of Texas.
After being arrested and processed, the suspects were transported to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, NJ. All of the suspects were being held on large bail amounts, some as high as $175,000.
For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article entitled “Police Charge Suspects in Texas-to-Morris County Drug Ring.”