New Jersey Man Arrested for Possession of Drugs

A 24-year old man has been arrested in Alpine New Jersey after police found him in possession of $20,000 worth of heroin. Carlos Colon was stopped along the Palisades Parkway on Sunday afternoon for a cracked windshield and obstructed license plate. When approaching the vehicle the officer reported smelling burnt marijuana and searched the car, finding a marijuana cigarette on the floor and 13.5 ounces of heroin in the trunk. Smoking paraphernalia was also found in the vehicle. Colon is facing drug possession charges along with the intent to distribute heroin, and operating under the influence of intoxicating drugs. He is being held on $188,000 bail at the Bergen County Jail.

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