Newark police officers recently arrested a man accused of distributing drugs on a city street.
The suspect is a 25-year-old man who lives in Newark in Essex County, NJ. He was detained by Newark police officers who reportedly saw him selling illegal drugs near the intersection of 4th Avenue and North 12th Street.
Law enforcement launched an investigation into the suspect after they got complaints from residents about illegal sales of narcotics. The investigation then zeroed in on the suspect, with police reportedly seizing 21 glassine envelopes filled with heroin and around $300 that authorities believe the suspect obtained through the sale of heroin.
The suspect has been charged with multiple drug crimes, including distribution of heroin and distributing narcotics within 1,000 feet of a school.
For more information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Newark Man Arrested for Dealing Heroin.”