Police: Hoboken man busted with heroin, $2k, knife, at housing authority building


A Hoboken man was busted with approximately six grams of heroin, $2,000 cash, and a folding knife at a housing authority building, police said.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Stephen White, 52, of Hoboken, was charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance (heroin), heroin possession within 1,000 feet of a school zone, heroin possession within 500 feet of public housing, possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, unlawful possession of a weapon, certain persons not to possess weapons, receiving stolen property, and defiant trespassing, according to Police Det. Lt. Danilo Cabrera.

On Sunday at around 6:08 p.m., the Hoboken Police Department Street Crime Unit, led by Det. Sgt. William Collins – along with Dets. Mark Mullins, Fabian Quinones, and Connor Milne, arrested White on narcotic charges.

White was arrested in the area of 310 Jackson St., the Harrison Gardens, and was found to be in possession of about six grams of heroin, $2,000, a Hoboken Housing Authority access card that did not belong to him, and a folding knife.

His charges were placed on a warrant and he was then transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility, officials said.

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