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Category Archives: Drug Crimes

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Drug Possession Cases Dropped Due to Possible Illegal Search by Hackensack Cops

Posted in Drug Crimes
Bergen County prosecutors recently made the decision to dismiss charges in several drug offense cases due to allegations that Hackensack police conducted illegal searches and seizures. The controversy revolves around seven officers with the Hackensack Police Department. The Hackensack NJ cops were slapped with suspensions after investigators determined that they illegally searched a suspect’s property… Continue Reading

Prosecutors Delay Case Involving Hackensack Cops Who Allegedly Conducted Illegal Search

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The Hackensack cops accused of conducting an illegal search and seizure in a drug case could soon face criminal charges. Seven officers with the Hackensack Police Department are already charged with multiple criminal offenses, including mishandling evidence and falsifying reports. The charges are related to an incident in which the cops allegedly entered a Hackensack… Continue Reading

NY Man, NJ Man Face Heroin Distribution Charges in Paramus

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Police in Paramus, NJ recently arrested two men accused of distributing heroin in Bergen County, New Jersey. A Paramus police officer was on patrol on Route 17 North when he reportedly saw the suspects in a grey 2007 Dodge Charger and going over the speed limit. The officer stopped the suspects and approached their vehicle.… Continue Reading

Suspect Reportedly Busted with Marijuana During Traffic Stop in Fort Lee

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Fort Lee NJ police officers recently arrested someone who allegedly possessed marijuana and other illegal drugs while he drove through the borough. The suspect is a 32-year-old man from Milford, Delaware. Fort Lee patrol officers stopped his vehicle, a Nissan, on Routes 1&9 South around 1:00 a.m. after they allegedly saw him commit multiple traffic… Continue Reading

New York Man Faces Cocaine Distribution Charges in Hackensack, NJ

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It may have taken a while, but prosecutors in Bergen County NJ ultimately decided that a Bronx NY man should face criminal charges for cocaine distribution. The suspect, a 46-year-old resident of The Bronx in New York, was pulled over by Hackensack patrol officers in June after he reportedly committed a traffic violation while driving… Continue Reading

New York Man Arrested, Allegedly Possessed Heroin, Marijuana at Mahwah Playground

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Police officers recently captured a New York man who reportedly possessed heroin while visiting a school playground located in Mahwah, New Jersey. The suspect is a 23-year-old male resident of Airmont, NY. According to Mahwah NJ authorities, the suspect was aroused suspicions by loitering in the parking lot of Betsy Ross Elementary School in Mahwah.… Continue Reading

Traffic Stop in Paramus NJ Reportedly Leads to Discovery of Heroin

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Paramus NJ police recently arrested two people who allegedly possessed a large amount of heroin in their vehicle. The suspects are a 20-year-old Albany New York woman and a 45-year-old Jersey City NJ man. According to law enforcement officials, the two suspects were in a motor vehicle and headed northbound on Route 17 in Paramus,… Continue Reading

Hackensack NJ Firefighter Faces Charges for Prescription Drug Distribution

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A Hackensack NJ firefighter was placed under arrest and charged with illegal distribution of prescription drugs. The suspect is a 35-year-old resident of Hackensack, NJ. He also works for the Hackensack Fire Department. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect illegally distributed prescription painkillers “in and around” Hackensack, NJ. The suspect has been… Continue Reading

Little Ferry NJ Mom, Kids Allegedly Distributed Oxycodone

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Four members of a family in Little Ferry NJ were recently arrested and charged with prescription drug offenses. The suspects are a 56-year-old Little Ferry NJ woman and her three adult kids. The kids include a 38-year-old male, a 34-year-old male, and a 21-year-old female. According to Bergen County prosecutors, the suspects distributed Oxycodone throughout… Continue Reading

Ridgefield Park Woman Charged with Cocaine Distribution, Child Endangerment

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A Ridgefield Park NJ woman faces criminal charges for cocaine distribution after police allegedly caught her selling drugs in a house with three children present. The suspect is a 60-year-old woman from Ridgefield Park, NJ. She allegedly distributed cocaine out of a home located on Teaneck Road in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey. Ridgefield Park cops… Continue Reading

Police Seize Marijuana Hidden in Truck Parked on Ridgefield NJ Road

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Police officers seized a large amount of marijuana that was allegedly found hidden in a truck left on the side of the road in Ridgefield, NJ. Members of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department K9 Unit were dispatched to Ridgefield New Jersey after police received a call about a suspicious truck without license plates. When officers… Continue Reading

Four Men Allegedly Ran Drug Distribution Operation in Edgewater, NJ

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Hackensack NJ police officers arrested four men who were allegedly operating a drug mill out of Edgewater, New Jersey. The Hackensack Police Department sent officers to the Riverside Square Mall after receiving a 911 call about two suspicious people loitering. Hackensack police went to the mall and encountered two men: a 55-year-old Florida resident and… Continue Reading

Ridgewood NJ Psychiatrist Allegedly Sold Xanax, Adderall Without Prescriptions

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A psychiatrist in Ridgewood New Jersey faces criminal charges for illegal distribution of prescription drugs like Xanax, Adderall, and codeine. According to Bergen County NJ prosecutors, the suspect is a 72-year-old man who has a psychiatry practice in Ridgewood, NJ. However, the suspect reportedly lost his license to practice psychiatry in New Jersey. Bergen County… Continue Reading

Palisades Park NJ Man Reportedly Busted with Cocaine

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Police recently arrested a Palisades Park man who was allegedly in possession of a large quantity of cocaine at his house. According to law enforcement, the suspect was driving his motor vehicle on a road in Fort Lee NJ when a patrol officer reportedly saw him commit a traffic violation. The police officer stopped the… Continue Reading

Mahwah Police Arrest Man for Marijuana Possession, Brother for Impersonating Cop

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Mahwah New Jersey police arrested a man who allegedly impersonated a cop with the goal of helping his brother get drug offense charges dropped. The suspect’s brother, who is from Hopewell Junction, NY, was driving in Mahwah NJ when he allegedly committed a traffic violation. A Mahwah patrol cop subsequently stopped the motorist’s vehicle. When… Continue Reading

Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Catch Drug Suspect Near George Washington Bridge

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Palisades Interstate Parkway police officers recently arrested a drug offense suspect who was allegedly threatening to jump off a cliff located in the area of the George Washington Bridge (GWB). The suspect is a 22-year-old man who lives in the Bronx, New York. According to authorities, the suspect resisted arrest by Palisades Interstate Parkway officers… Continue Reading

Hackensack NJ Cops Arrest Local Man Accused of Selling Cocaine, Marijuana

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Police officers recently arrested a Hackensack New Jersey man accused of selling drugs out of a local apartment. The suspect is a 50-year-old man from Hackensack, NJ. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect sold illicit narcotics that included magic mushrooms. Law enforcement started an investigation into the suspect after getting a tip… Continue Reading

New Milford NJ Man Arrested for Heroin Possession in Oakland, New Jersey

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An investigation into possible animal cruelty in Oakland New Jersey resulted in police making an arrest for illegal drug possession. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals got a report of animal cruelty being committed at a residence in Oakland, New Jersey. The agency contacted the Oakland Police Department, which sent police… Continue Reading

Bergen County NJ Suspects Indicted for Distribution of Fentanyl

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Two Bergen County men were recently indicted on charges of illegal distribution of prescription drugs. The two suspects are a 26-year-old Edgewater NJ man and a 33-year-old Edgewater NJ man. A third suspect charged in connection with the drug distribution is a 27-year-old New York man. According to authorities, the suspects were dealing furanyl fentanyl,… Continue Reading