Police Arrest Two NY Men Who Allegedly Had Cocaine in Hackensack, NJ
Police recently arrested two NY men who allegedly possessed cocaine in Hackensack, New Jersey. The suspects were apprehended in connection with a sting operation conducted by US Homeland Security.
Authorities opened an investigation into the suspects after getting a tip about a large shipment of cocaine entering Hackensack, NJ. The Hackensack Police Department, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigations all worked together on the investigation.
While conducting surveillance on the suspects, detectives reportedly observed the men meeting in a NY livery cab. Police followed the taxi to Hackensack, where they pulled over the vehicle and arrested the suspects.
A search of the vehicle allegedly turned up two kilograms of cocaine.
One of the suspects is a 52-year-old man and the other suspect is a 42-year-old man. Both suspects are from the Bronx, New York.
Both suspects have been charged with multiple drug crimes, including possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspects were remanded to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, NJ. They were each being held at the correctional facility in lieu of separate $175,000 bail amounts. The suspects will have to make appearances in court at a later date to answer the very serious criminal charges against them.
For additional information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “N.Y. Men with 2 Kilos of Coke Nabbed in Hackensack, Officials Say.”