Alpine NJ Heroin SuspectsPalisades Interstate Parkway police initiated a traffic stop in Alpine NJ and arrested two men accused of possessing 400 envelopes of heroin in the vehicle.

Police officers pulled over the suspects’ vehicle, a blue 2013 Acura, around exit 2 of the Palisades Interstate Parkway. Police stopped the vehicle because it appeared to have tinted brake light covers and tinted windows.

When police walked toward the vehicle, they reportedly detected the smell of pot coming from inside the car. Police questioned the two vehicle occupants, 22-year-old males from NY, to exit the car.

Police subsequently searched the passenger and reportedly discovered a switchblade knife.

Additionally, police reportedly found 400 wax fold envelopes of heroin. According to officials, the heroin weighed nearly five ounces and has an estimated street value of roughly $6,600.

The two suspects were arrested and charged with several drug offenses, including simple possession of marijuana, heroin possession with intent to distribute, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The driver of the car also faces charges for multiple traffic violations, while the passenger was charged with a weapons offense because police allegedly found him with the knife.

After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspects were moved to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, NJ. They were each being held at the correctional facility on separate $35,000 bail amounts.

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