A North Bergen man and a pair of Secaucus residents were arrested in a massive Passaic County drug bust last week where 30 kilograms of cocaine, $872,000 in cash and nine vehicles were seized, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes announced.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
Kiuny Perez, 40, of Rockaway, Victor Pimental, 42, of Parsippany, and Narcisco Ramirez, 44, of Passaic, were all arrested on a litany of drug distribution charges and money laundering less than $500,000, but more than$75,000, Valdes said in a statement.
As a result of the investigation, approximately 30 kilograms of cocaine, with a street value of about $1.5 million, over $872,000 cash and nine vehicles were seized by the law enforcement agencies.
The arrests were made on November 6th after an eight-month probe into Passaic, Morris and Hudson Counties by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, the Clifton Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Passaic County Sheriff’s Department, as well as the Parsippany, Wanaque and Wayne, Ringwood, Bloomingdale, Totowa and Elmwood Park Police Departments also aided in the investigation.
Additionally, five individuals identified as drug buyers were arrested the following day, November 7th:
Gino Delcollo Sr., 46, of North Bergen, Donovan McCreary, 46, of West Windsor, Susan
Stier, 48, of Secaucus, William Marchioni, 48, of Clifton and Jerome Driscoll, 56, of Secaucus were processed and released by the Clifton Police Department.