According to authorities, the suspects, a 44-year-old man from East Orange and a 46-year-old man from Pennsylvania, were selling the drugs out of rooms at a Red Roof Inn located in Parsippany, NJ.
Police learned about the alleged drug dealing activity and obtained a search warrant. Members of the Parsippany Police Department and the Morris County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit later executed the search warrant and conducted a raid at the Red Roof Inn motel on Route 46 in Parsippany, New Jersey. The raid was conducted at 11:30 a.m.
Searches of the suspects’ rooms at the motel reportedly led to the discovery of a loaded Taurus .44 magnum revolver, several hollow-point bullets, 17 baggies of marijuana, an additional 16 grams of marijuana, 47 glassine folds of heroin, 16 grams of cocaine, 44 MDMA pills, and another 8 grams of MDMA. Law enforcement also allegedly found materials commonly used to weigh and package illicit drugs for sale.
The suspects were arrested and charged with several drug offenses, including possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute MDMA, and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Additionally, the suspects were charged with multiple weapons offenses, including unlawful possession of a weapon and certain persons offenses for being convicted felons illegally in possession of a weapon.
After being arrested and charged, the suspects were moved to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, New Jersey. They were each being held at the correctional facility in lieu of $50,000 bail amounts.
To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article entitled “2 Men Accused of Selling Drugs Out of Parsippany Motel.”