Police recently arrested a Boonton NJ man accused of selling large quantities of illegal drugs from his residence.
According to Bergen County prosecutors, police began the investigation into the 42-year-old suspect after getting a tip that he was a drug dealer. The investigation was conducted by the Boonton Police Department, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morris County Sheriff’s Department K9 Unit, and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department K9 Unit.
Once investigators had enough evidence, they obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s house and car.
Police later conducted a traffic stop in Saddle Brook NJ and searched the suspect’s vehicle. The officers allegedly discovered 140 grams of cocaine, four bricks of heroin, 300 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 65 grams of MDMA, 20 grams of ketamine, and several hundred prescription pills. Additionally, the suspect allegedly had a digital scale and several unused plastic bags of the kind typically used to package drugs for distribution.
Police also conducted a search of the suspect’s residence in Boonton Township, NJ. Law enforcement reportedly found four bricks of heroin, 13 ounces of marijuana, an unknown quantity of crystal meth, and prescription pills. Police also allegedly seized more than $36,000 in cash.
The suspect was subsequently charged with several drug offenses, including possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crystal meth, possession with intent to distribute MDMA, possession with intent to distribute prescription drugs, and possession with intent to distribute heroin.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey. He was being held at the correctional facility on a $125,000 bail amount.
For further information about this case, see the NJ.com article entitled “Man Had Meth, Cocaine, MDMA, Heroin, Pills in His Car and House, Cops Say.”