HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – Three Hillsborough Township residents were arrested and several drugs and handguns were seized after a drug bust in Somerset County, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald.
On Friday, Jan. 26, at around 9:30 a.m., members of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force along with members of the Somerset County SWAT Team, Hillsborough Township Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and United States Postal Inspection Service concluded a firearms and narcotics investigation at residences located on South Branch Road and Gemini Drive in Hillsborough Township, McDonald said.
A lengthy investigation led to the execution of a Superior Court search warrant at both Hillsborough Township residences. As a result of this investigation, four handguns with five high-capacity magazines were seized along with 770 Xanax pills, 10 Oxycodone pills, 200 tabs of LSD Acid gel tabs, 67 grams of cocaine, and 56 grams of marijuana, McDonald said.
The firearms and narcotics seized from this investigation hold a street value of approximately $21,030, McDonald said.
Christian Lebron, 22, was charged with first-degree distribution of LSD, second-degree possession of a handgun, two counts of third-degree distribution of marijuana, and fourth-degree selling of a handgun.
Sean Lebron, 20, was charged with firs-degree distribution of LSD, four counts of second-degree possession of a handgun, third-degree distribution of cocaine, and four counts of fourth-degree selling of a handgun.
Juan Martinez, 21, was charged with first-degree distribution of LSD, three counts of second-degree distribution of cocaine, two counts of second-degree possession of a handgun, three counts of third-degree distribution of Xanax, third-degree distribution of Oxycontin, and two counts of fourth-degree selling of a handgun.
According to McDonald, additional charges are pending.
All three were then lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing, McDonald said.