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Category Archives: Drug Crimes

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Ringwood Man Indicted on Federal Cocaine Conspiracy Charges

Posted in Drug Crimes
A man from Ringwood, New Jersey has been indicted a federal crime for distribution of cocaine in NJ and NY. The suspect is a 50-year-old resident of Ringwood, NJ. He reportedly works as a pilot and allegedly used his plan to transport cocaine to drug dealers in New Jersey and New York. According to federal… Continue Reading

Former Residents of Paterson NJ Arrested in Connection with Heroin Ring

Posted in Drug Crimes
Two former football stars at high schools in Paterson NJ were recently arrested because they allegedly played key roles in a heroin distribution operation based out of New York. Federal authorities worked with NJ law enforcement agencies to investigate a possible drug distribution ring. According to officials, the suspects were among several people working for… Continue Reading

Heroin Distribution Suspects Arrested in Paterson, Plead Guilty to Drug Crime Charges

Posted in Drug Crimes
Two men were recently sentenced to prison for their roles in a drug distribution operation that distributed heroin throughout NJ, including Paterson. The two suspects are a 27-year-old New Jersey man and a 40-year-old New Jersey man. They were arrested in Paterson, New Jersey after a major police investigation into an alleged drug distribution operation.… Continue Reading

Suspects Arrested, Accused of Selling Heroin at Paterson Drug Den

Posted in Drug Crimes
Paterson New Jersey cops recently arrested multiple people who allegedly sold heroin at a local house. The Paterson Police Department and the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office started a joint investigation after getting information about illegal drug transactions at a residence on East 24th Street in Paterson, NJ. Paterson NJ detectives conducted surveillance on the house… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Police Bust Suspect in Drug Raid, Reportedly Seize Heroin

Posted in Drug Crimes
Paterson New Jersey police recently arrested a man who allegedly sold narcotics from his apartment. Law enforcement opened an investigation into the 58-year-old Paterson NJ suspect after getting numerous complaints from Paterson residents about illegal drug activity. Police officers eventually got a search warrant for the suspect’s apartment. When Paterson police searched the residence, they… Continue Reading

Elmwood Park Police Arrest Clifton Residents Accused of Possessing Crack Cocaine

Posted in Drug Crimes
Elmwood Park NJ law enforcement recently arrested two Clifton NJ residents who allegedly possessed crack cocaine. The suspects are a 33-year-old Clifton woman and a 42-year-old Clifton man. The suspects allegedly committed the drug offense while driving a car through Passaic County and Bergen County, NJ. Paterson cops were on patrol when they allegedly saw… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Paterson Men Who Allegedly Distributed Heroin in Paramus, NJ

Posted in Drug Crimes
Two Paterson New Jersey men were arrested in a drug sting conducted by Paramus NJ police. Cops reportedly observed the suspects attempting to sell a large amount of heroin to undercover officers. The suspects are a 22-year-old Paterson man and a 24-year-old Paterson man. Detectives with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office started their investigation into… Continue Reading

Passaic County Sheriff’s Officers Arrest Suspect for Cocaine Possession in Paterson, NJ

Posted in Drug Crimes
Passaic County Sheriff’s officers recently nabbed a man accused of possessing a large quantity of cocaine at a residence in Paterson, New Jersey. Police initially arrested a different suspect on marijuana possession charges. That suspect was reportedly driving an Acura MDX on Temple Street in Paterson when cops stopped his vehicle. Officers approached the car… Continue Reading

DYFS Investigates After Child Tests Positive for Marijuana at Paterson NJ Hospital

Posted in Drug Crimes, DYFS
Paterson New Jersey officials are investigating the parents of a three-year-old kid who was taken to an area hospital and reportedly tested positive for marijuana. According to law enforcement, the child was rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson NJ in the middle of the night with some kind of medical emergency. While… Continue Reading

Two Paterson NJ Men Arrested in Connection with Cockfighting Ring

Posted in Drug Crimes
Paterson New Jersey police recently arrested two men who were allegedly running a cockfighting ring operating out of a local bar. According to authorities, the illegal cockfighting and gambling ring was run out of the basement of Ranchi City Bar & Liquor, which is located on Market Street in Paterson, NJ Law enforcement began an… Continue Reading

Alleged Ringleader of Paterson NJ Heroin Distribution Network Arrested

Posted in Drug Crimes
Police officers recently raided an alleged heroin distribution operation at a residence in Paterson, NJ According to prosecutors, the ringleader’s home in Paterson was used a base of operations for the illegal drug network. New Jersey State Police investigated the suspect for a while before obtaining a search warrant for his car and his home.… Continue Reading

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Drug Distribution Network in Clifton, NJ

Posted in Drug Crimes
A Florida man facing criminal charges for distributing a large amount of illegal drugs in Clifton, NJ recently pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court. According to prosecutors, the suspect was among a group of people who had roles in a major drug distribution network that sold cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and morphine throughout Passaic County, New… Continue Reading

Police Conduct Drug Raids in Passaic County NJ, Arrest Suspects for Distribution of Marijuana

Posted in Drug Crimes
Police arrested a number of people who allegedly have ties to a major North Jersey drug ring operating out of Passaic County, NJ. Law enforcement conducted a detailed investigation that lasted four months and then executed search warrants at location in four counties including Passaic County, Bergen County, Sussex County, and Morris County. When police… Continue Reading

Passaic County Drug Raids Net Several Suspects, Large Quantity of Marijuana

Posted in Drug Crimes
Passaic County police and other law enforcement agencies in North Jersey recently arrested several people on marijuana distribution charges after carrying out drug raids. According to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, police investigated the suspects for more than four months before eventually securing search warrants and arrest warrants. The drug distribution organization reportedly operated out… Continue Reading

Passaic County NJ Authorities Bust Alleged Cocaine Distribution Ring

Posted in Drug Crimes
Passaic County authorities arrested four individuals who were allegedly part of a major cocaine distribution ring. The suspects have been accused of selling cocaine throughout Passaic County NJ, including Belleville, Clifton, and Passaic. The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office started to investigate the suspects after getting a report of illegal drug sales. Detectives with the Passaic… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Police Arrest Man Accused of Selling Heroin, Crack Cocaine on City Street

Posted in Drug Crimes, Weapons Offenses
Paterson New Jersey law enforcement recently arrested a local man accused of possessing large amounts of illegal drugs, in addition to an illegal handgun. According to Paterson NJ officials, detectives with the Paterson Police Department Major Crimes Division were in the process of conducting surveillance around Auburn Street in Paterson when they saw the suspect… Continue Reading

Two Suspects Allegedly Caught in Heroin Deal at Paterson NJ Residence

Posted in Drug Crimes
Passaic County NJ police recently arrested two people accused of possessing heroin at a residence in Paterson, New Jersey. The Passaic County Sheriff’s Office sent detectives to the area of Mill Street and Slater Street in Paterson NJ after law enforcement got a complaint about illegal drug sales at a local home. The narcotics detectives… Continue Reading

Records Clerk for Paterson NJ Police Department Accused of Selling Heroin Out of Her Home

Posted in Drug Crimes
Passaic County law enforcement recently arrested a records clerk with the Paterson Police Department. The woman was accused of distributing heroin out of her home in Paterson, New Jersey. Authorities opened an investigation after they got a tip that the suspect was selling illegal drugs from her residence. Passaic County Sheriff’s Office detectives later went… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Man Accused of Maintaining Heroin Production Mill in Local Residence

Posted in Drug Crimes
Passaic County authorities recently seized a large amount of drugs from a suspected heroin mill in Paterson, NJ. Passaic County Sheriff’s Office detectives spotted the suspect’s vehicle, a black Infiniti, driving on East 28th Street at 11th Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey. The narcotics detectives saw what they believed to be drug activity inside the… Continue Reading