MAN ARRESTED IN HUNTERDON WITH 1100 DECKS OF HEROIN IN UNDERCOVER NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, and Readington Township Police Chief Joseph Greco announced that a joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, & Narcotics Task Force and the Readington Township Police Department has led to the arrest of one individual for narcotics offenses.

 

According to Prosecutor Kearns, “The joint investigation resulted in the arrest of Jimmy A. Garcia, age 28, of New Brunswick, NJ. Mr. Garcia was charged with 2nd Distribution of Heroin. Mr. Garcia was lodged in the Somerset County Jail. The arrest took place on October 18, 2917, in Readington Township.”

 

Prosecutor Kearns added, “Mr. Garcia sold 1100 decks of heroin just prior to his arrest. The street value of the drugs seized is over $5,000. In addition, $1000 in U.S. currency was seized.”

 

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, and Narcotics Task Force at 908-788-1129.

 

The filing of a criminal complaint is merely a step in the criminal justice process. The defendant is presumed innocent until the matter is resolved in a court of law.

 

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