Police: Jersey City man admits going to Hoboken Housing Authority to buy heroin


A Jersey City man admitted to police that he went to a Hoboken Housing Authority building to buy heroin early this morning, police said. 

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Georgy Estevez, 26, of Jersey City, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a hypodermic needle, defiant trespass and bail jumping, according to Police Det. Sgt. Joseph Leonard.

This morning around 1:45 a.m., Police Officers Samuel Flores and Ryan Houghton conducted a check of 311 Harrison St. While in the lobby, they saw Estevez in the mail room, authorities said.

At this time, they asked if he was a HHA resident and he said no, he was visiting a friend, but could not provide an apartment or full name, officials said.

When asked for identification, Estevez stated he was there to purchase drugs and handed Houghton a cigarette pack that contained two wax folds of heroin and a hypodermic needle, police said.

He was placed under arrest and during processing was found to have three open warrants. After being processed, Estevez was remanded to the Hudson County Rehabilitation Facility, authorities said,

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