Hackensack Police Reportedly Bust Two NY Men with Cocaine
Law enforcement captured two New York men accused of distributing cocaine in Hackensack, NJ. The suspects were placed under arrest as part of an undercover sting operation by U.S. Homeland Security.
Police started their investigation into the suspects after receiving information that the suspects were set to receive a large shipment of cocaine in Hackensack. Several law enforcement agencies, including the Hackensack Police Department, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, and US Homeland Security Investigations, worked together to investigate the suspects.
Bergen County detectives were in the process of conducting surveillance when they reportedly saw the suspects get together in a NY cab and drive to Hackensack, New Jersey. Police stopped the suspects’ vehicle in Hackensack and arrested them.
A search of the suspects and their car allegedly led to the discovery of two kilograms of cocaine.
The two suspects, a 42-year-old male and a 52-year-old male, are both from the Bronx, New York. They have been charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
After being arrested and processed, the suspects were remanded to the Bergen County Jail on separate bail amounts of $175,000.
For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “N.Y. Men with 2 Kilos of Coke Nabbed in Hackensack, Officials Say.”