Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Distributed Cocaine and Marijuana in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Authorities had been investigating the 48-year-old suspect for three months before finally arresting him. The joint investigation included the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force.
While conducting surveillance of the suspect’s house, police allegedly saw a 44-year-old Summit NJ man enter the residence.
After the man left the house and got into his car, police followed him.
Officers eventually stopped the vehicle and conducted a search. During the search, police allegedly discovered several grams of crystal methamphetamine. Police also reportedly found $8,000 in cash.
As a result, the man was placed under arrest and charged with illegal drug possession. He was later released from custody on his own recognizance. He has a pending court appearance.
Later that same night, police entered the main suspect’s home. During a search of the residence, police allegedly found 350 grams of cocaine, more than a pound of marijuana, and anabolic steroids. Police also allegedly found $30,000 in cash.
The suspect was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. According to Bergen County prosecutors, the suspect could face additional charges.
After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect was taken to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey. He is being held at the facility on a $75,000 bail amount.
For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article entitled “Hasbrouck Heights Man Charged with Dealing Pot, Cocaine.”