Prescription drugs found during motor vehicle stop in Wyckoff New Jersey

A twenty-three year old Wyckoff New Jersey resident has been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute. It appears that the defendant was observed by a Wyckoff Police Officer running a red light in the township. Upon being pulled over the officers states that he immediately smelled the odor of raw marijuana.

A subsequent search by the Officers uncovered four marijuana joints inside the defendant’s vehicle. As a result of their initial findings, the Bergen County Police K-9 unit was called to the scene and that evidence was used to obtain a search warrant. Once the search warrant was obtained and the vehicle was searched, they discovered 80-milligram morphine sulfate pills, 16 30-milligram oxycodone pills, 48 30-milligram oxycodone pills, as well as assorted alprazolam, naproxen and ground prescription pills in powder form.

The defendant will most likely be indicated by a Bergen County Grand Jury on several third degree drug possession and drug possession with the intent to distribute charges. A third degree felony in New Jersey is punishable by up to five years in a New Jersey State Prison.

If you have been charged with possession of prescription drugs, distributing cocaine, assault by auto, driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana with the intent distribute, we can help. The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliverhas been defending individuals in towns like Wood Ridge, Rochelle Park, North Arlington and Hillsdale for over fifteen years. If you have any questions please contact any one of our Bergen County Offices for a free initial consultation at 1-800-682-4037.