Roxbury New Jersey police recently arrested a Newark NJ man who allegedly sold drugs in Morris County and nearby counties.
Police received a tip about illegal drug activity in Roxbury NJ and opened an investigation into the suspect. Detectives with both the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Roxbury Police Department conducted a joint investigation. Investigators eventually got search warrants for the suspect’s home and other property.
While executing the search warrants, police officers reportedly found 200 grams of cocaine, a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets, and $17,000 in cash thought to be proceeds of illegal drug activity.
The suspect is a 41-year-old Newark man. He was arrested and charged with numerous crimes, including distribution of cocaine, possession of cocaine, and unlawful possession of a weapon.
After being placed under arrest and processed, the suspect was remanded to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, New Jersey.
To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Newark Man Arrested on Gun, Drug Charges.”