Newark New Jersey police arrested two men who were allegedly caught illegally in possession of handguns.
The first suspect is a 25-year-old man who resides in Newark, NJ. He was arrested by police after a law enforcement search of his Newark apartment reportedly turned up a loaded handgun, a magazine clip, and a large amount of heroin. Authorities indicated that police seized 17 heroin-filled envelopes and 166 decks of heroin during a search of the residence.
The second suspect was apprehended by police on a Newark NJ street. Patrol cops reportedly noticed the suspect walking on the sidewalk and carrying a handgun. During a subsequent chase, the suspect reportedly threw his firearm into a storm drain outside an abandoned building.
The suspect was eventually arrested. He faces criminal charges for unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of high-capacity ammunition, and contempt of a judicial order.
After being arrested and charged, the two suspects were taken to the Essex County Jail in Newark, New Jersey.
For additional information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “2 Newark Men Face Drug, Weapons Charges in Separate Arrests.”