YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Emerson police investigating a complaint about suspicious cars on a residential street interrupted a pot packaging operation, seizing 2.2 pounds of marijuana, $13,900 in cash and a BMW.
This comes after police one town over, in Washington Township, arrested three members of the same family on marijuana dealing charges ( SEE: Washington Township father, mother, son busted on pot selling charges ).
Carlos Rocha, 23, of Saddle Brook and 22-year-old Daniel Humphreys, who was living at the Birch Street residence, were arrested just after 10:30 last night after authorities received the suspicious cars call, Police Chief Donald Rossi told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .
“Officers were speaking to the homeowner when another officer standing nearby saw an open basement window,” Rossi said. “Inside he could see them packaging the marijuana in a basement kitchen.”
Both are charged with a pair of marijuana distribution counts, as well as for selling it within 1,000 feet of Memorial Elementary School on nearby Haines Street. They’re also charged with possessing drug paraphernalia.
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