Police recently arrested two men accused of possessing heroin at an unoccupied home in Parsippany, New Jersey.
The Parsippany Police Department received a report of suspicious activity at a house located at 146 River Road in Parsippany, NJ. When police arrived at the scene, they found a man attempting to drive a Hyundai Elantra. Another man was reportedly sitting in the passenger seat.
Police questioned the two men at the scene.
According to officials, the driver gave police a false name, as well as a fake birth date. When police ran a background check on the driver, they reportedly learned that he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Newark, NJ.
When police attempted to arrest the driver, he allegedly struggled with the officers.
Police said that the driver was probably under the influence of drugs at the time of the incident.
During a subsequent search of the driver, police allegedly found him with three Oxycodone pills, an unspecified amount of crack cocaine, and drug paraphernalia.
Police also detained the passenger and took him to police headquarters, where they allegedly discovered him with 13 wax folds of heroin.
The driver, a 35-year-old man from Lake Hiawatha, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, and hindering apprehension. Meanwhile, the passenger, a 35-year-old man from Boonton NJ, was charged with possession of heroin.
For further information about this case, access the NJ.com article entitled “2 Face Drug Charges After Being Found at Parsippany Home.”