California Man Allegedly Had Heroin, Prescription Pills in Ridgefield Park, NJ
A California man was recently placed under arrest in Ridgefield Park, NJ after authorities reportedly found him with a large quantity of heroin and prescription pills in his vehicle.
The suspect, a 26-year-old resident of La Quinta, California, was arrested around 3:00 a.m.
According to law enforcement officials, the suspect was behind the wheel of a minivan and driving in the parking lot of the Hampton Inn on Route 46 when a patrol cop noticed that the van lacked valid license plates or registration.
The Ridgefield Park NJ cop also allegedly noticed “an aftermarket trap” underneath the motor vehicle. Police then got a search warrant for the minivan, with law enforcement subsequently discovering 12 kilos of heroin and 500 opiate pills. The street value of the seized drugs is said to be roughly $1 million.
The suspect has been charged with several drug offenses, including distribution of heroin, illegal distribution of opiate pills, heroin possession, illegal possession of prescription drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was moved to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, NJ.
Heroin Possession, Prescription Pills Charges in Ridgefield Park NJ
For additional information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Minivan with No Plates Had $1M in Heroin and Pills, Cops Say.”