Prosecutor: Jersey City probe leads to seizure of handgun, 170 grams of cocaine, and $20k


A Jersey City narcotics investigation led to the seizure of a handgun, 170 grams of cocaine, four pounds of marijuana, prescription drugs, and $20,000 cash, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Talha Khan, 27, of Jersey City, and Hameem Khan, 21, of Rosendale, New York, are each facing 25 charges related to cocaine, marijuana, heroin, Vyvanse, Xanax, and EndocetĀ  distribution (all within 1,000 feet of a school), possession of a handgun and high capacity magazines, tampering with evidence, and possession of proceeds from criminal activity, Suarez said in a statement.

Both men were arrested after a court authorized search warrant was executed at an apartment at 159 Mallory Ave. on Wednesday, October 19th.

Suarez credited the Narcotics Task Force with the investigation and thanked the Hudson County Regional SWAT Team for its assistance in the arrests.

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