Several people were arrested in New Jersey on possession of drug charges while parked near a local carnival. Police officers approached a vehicle on the Flanders Road side of Turkey Brook Park and spoke with the passenger inside. During the conversation with the 20-year-old-female, the officials detected the smell of marijuana and noticed a pipe in plain view. The female explained she was waiting for a friend who had gone to the carnival, which had already closed.
Three New Jersey individuals were arrested on drug charges by authorities in Warren County. Officials claimed it was the third arrest in thirty days for one of the arrestees.
Following a tip about a couple sitting in a parked car in a Quick Chek parking lot, two New Jersey individuals were arrested by police on multiple drug-related charges.
A major drug and weapon sting operation resulted in the arrests of 27 people in Somerville, New Jersey. The bust involved heroin trafficking near Franklin Township and New Brunswick.
A couple from Egg Harbor Township in Atlantic City, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to drug and weapons charges following a raid on their home. The husband, 40, pleaded guilty to third-degree charges of drug possession and evading police arrest. He also pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, as well of illegal possession of a weapon used during committing a drug-related crime. If convicted, he could serve up to 18 years in state prison. The prosecution asked that he be ineligible for parole for 10 years of his sentence. He had previously been convicted of aggravated manslaughter.
According to the Mercer County Sheriff's Office, a collaborative task force endeavor with the U. S. Marshal's Service for New Jersey and New York Fugitive Task Force, resulted in the arrest of two New Jersey men. Multiple criminal charges have been filed against them, including burglary, drug possession, assault and illegal possession of firearms. The suspects, ages 26 and 29, were roommates residing in Trenton.
According to New Jersey police, multiple arrests have been made in connection with a large drug distribution network based in central New Jersey. Some of those arrested worked for the state of New Jersey.
A 34 year-old resident of Detroit has been accused by the Vermont Drug Task Force of dealing heroin over a period of six month from an apartment in Orleans County. The defendant has pleaded not guilty in response to the affidavit filed by the task force, alleging that there was a second person involved. The second man has yet to be apprehended, according to statements by the assistant district attorney.
A 33-year-old former New Jersey pharmacist is being held without bail after allegations surfaced that he had been manufacturing drugs. The man is facing several drug charges in connection with the case. He stands accused of attempting to produce the popular party drug methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) in addition to charges for possession of the materials needed to make the drug. Additional charges may be forthcoming.
Drug charges should be taken very seriously as they can result in lengthy prison sentences and stay on your criminal record for the rest of your life. Law enforcement officials continue to crackdown on drug offenses, which means that more individuals could wind up facing drug charges in New Jersey.