Parsippany NJ police recently arrested two men who were allegedly in possession of heroin at an unoccupied house.
The Parsippany Police Department got a call about suspicious activity at a home located at 146 River Road in Parsippany, New Jersey. When police officers showed up at the scene, they found a man trying to drive a Hyundai Elantra. Another man was reportedly seated in the passenger side of the vehicle.
Police conducted an investigation and spoke with the two men in the car.
According to law enforcement, the driver provided police officers with a false name and a false birth date. When police ran a background check on the driver, they allegedly discovered that he had an outstanding warrant out of Newark, New Jersey.
Police attempted to place the driver under arrest, reportedly prompting him to struggle with the officers.
Police believe that the driver was probably under the influence of drugs at the time of his arrest.
The officers later conducted a search of the driver and allegedly discovered three Oxycodone pills, an unspecified amount of crack cocaine, and various drug paraphernalia.
Police also detained the passenger and transported him to Parsippany police headquarters, where they allegedly found him in possession of 13 wax folds of heroin.
The driver, a 35-year-old from Lake Hiawatha NJ, has been charged with possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, and hindering apprehension. Meanwhile, the passenger, a 35-year-old from Boonton, has been charged with possession of heroin.
To learn more about this case, view the NJ.com article entitled “2 Face Drug Charges After Being Found at Parsippany Home.”