Police investigated the drug operation for four months before executing search warrants and arrest warrants.
According to the Passaic County Prosecutor s Office, the drug distribution operation involved suspects from four different NJ counties, including Passaic County, Morris County, Bergen County, and Sussex County.
When police carried out the raids and searched the premises, they reportedly found 10 pounds of marijuana, nine pounds of THC wax, and 1,000 grams of THC candy, as well as bongs and drug packaging equipment. Police officers also reportedly seized in excess of $267,000 in cash during the drug raids.
One of the main suspects arrested in the drug raids is a 33-year-old resident of Haskell, New Jersey. He has been charged with being a leader of a narcotics trafficking network and financial facilitation of criminal activity. If the suspect is convicted on the most serious charges of leading a drug trafficking network, he would be subject to a sentence of 10-20 years in prison.
Other suspects arrested in the drug raid include:
- A 23-year-old woman from Ringwood, NJ. She faces criminal charges for financial facilitation of criminal activity.
- A 29-year-old woman who lives in Morris Plains, NJ. She has been charged with maintaining or operated a drug production facility and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
- Several suspects have been charged with possession of marijuana.
For further information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “N.J. Man Led Pot Ring, Faces 20 Years in Prison, Prosecutors Say.”