Man busted with 2 kilos of heroin, fentanyl by HCPO Narcotics Task Force in Jersey City

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A man was busted with two kilograms of heroin and fentanyl following a Jersey City traffic stop by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which came after a six-week investigation, authorities said.

Juan Gomez. Photo courtesy of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

At approximately 10 p.m. on July 13th, HCPO NTF detectives conducted a motor vehicle stop in Jersey City and later conducted a search warrant of a backpack belonging to an occupant of the vehicle, Juan Gomez, 37, of Elizabeth, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement.

The search of the backpack resulted in approximately one kilogram of heroin/fentanyl. A subsequent search of Gomez’s apartment on Fairmount Avenue in Elizabeth
on July 13th resulted in the seizure of an additional 1,200 grams of heroin/fentanyl.

As a result, Gomez has been charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute (fentanyl) and possession of CDS (fentanyl) with intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public park, while additional and upgraded charges are pending.

Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, the Drug
Enforcement Administration – Newark, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hudson County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit, with the investigation and arrests.

1 COMMENT

  1. Drug dealer dont think they will get caught but the ppl get busyed and its on..
    They’ll do and say anything to get out but you can request to see who the CI was..

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