Police Arrest Wood-Ridge NJ Man Who Allegedly Distributed Heroin from Home

Heroin Charges in Wood-Ridge NJWood-Ridge New Jersey police arrested a man who accused of distributing heroin in the borough.

The Bergen County Police Department got a report of illegal drug activity at a home in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey. Police investigated and eventually obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s residence.

Members of the Bergen County Narcotic Task Force recently executed the search warrant at the suspect’s home. When the suspect saw police approach his house, he allegedly got into a car and tried to flee the scene. According to Bergen County prosecutors, the suspect “drove at a high rate of speed in an erratic manner to the driveway of his residence.”

The suspect reportedly got out of his car and attempted to flee the area on foot. While the suspect ran away from police, he allegedly threw two bricks of heroin to the pavement. Police officers were able to recover the illegal drugs.

Sometime alter, a Wood-Ridge NJ police officer spotted the suspect on 10th Street. The suspect was subsequently arrested.

During a search of the suspect’s residence, police allegedly discovered marijuana, Suboxone, and illegal prescription drugs. Additionally, police reportedly found multiple weapons, including a defaced firearm, an imitation handgun, and a rifle pellet gun.

The suspect, a 24-year-old Wood-Ridge man, was charged with several criminal offenses, including distribution of heroin, possession of a defaced firearm, and eluding police.

After being arrested and processed, the suspect was moved to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, NJ. He was being held at the correctional facility in lieu of $180,000 bail.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article entitled “Accused Heroin Dealer Arrested After Trying to Escape Cops, Officials Say.”


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