Wallington police officers recently arrested a Bloomfield, NJ man accused of possessing cocaine and marijuana while he drove through Bergen County.
The suspect is a 26-year-old resident of Bloomfield in Essex County, New Jersey. According to authorities, he was driving his motor vehicle in Wallington when a patrol cop observed him commit a traffic violation.
The police officer pulled over the suspect and then searched his vehicle. That vehicle search allegedly led to the discovery of 200 grams of cocaine.
Law enforcement later searched the suspect’s Bloomfield NJ apartment and reportedly found 14 pounds of marijuana, as well as $86,000 in cash. (The seized drugs are believed to have a street value of roughly $100,000.)
After being placed under arrest and processed, the suspect was moved to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey.
For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “14 Pounds of Marijuana, Cocaine Seized at Bloomfield Apartment, Prosecutor Says.”