Hasbrouck Heights NJ Man Accused of Dealing Cocaine, Marijuana Out of His Home
Law enforcement had been investigating the 48-year-old suspect for approximately three months before finally placing him under arrest. The joint investigation included the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force and the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department.
Authorities were conducting surveillance of the suspect’s residence when they allegedly saw a 44-year-old Summit NJ man walk into the house.
The man reportedly left the house a short time later and drove away in his car. Police officers followed him.
Officers later stopped the car and conducted a search, during which they allegedly found several grams of crystal methamphetamine. Police also reportedly found $8,000 in cash inside the vehicle.
As a result, the man was arrested and charged with illegal drug possession. He was later released from custody with a pending court appearance.
Later that same night, police searched the main suspect’s residence. During the search, police allegedly discovered 350 grams of cocaine, more than a pound of marijuana, and anabolic steroids. Police also reportedly found $30,000 in cash.
The suspect has been charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. It is also possible that the suspect will face additional charges.
After being arrested and processed, the suspect was transported to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, NJ. He is being held at the facility in lieu of $75,000 bail.
For further information about this case, view the NJ.com article entitled “Hasbrouck Heights Man Charged with Dealing Pot, Cocaine.”