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N.J. man had 1,100 decks of heroin, prosecutor says

READINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – 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, 28, of New Brunswick, NJ.  Garcia was charged with second-degree distribution of heroin.

Garcia was arrested arrested on October 18, in Readington Township.” Prosecutor Kearns added,

Garcia allegedly sold 1100 decks of heroin just prior to his arrest. The street value of the drugs seized is over $5,000 and $1,000 in U.S. currency was seized, Kearns said.

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.

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