HARDING TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Bergen County man is facing several charges after police allegedly find cocaine and marijuana during a traffic stop Sunday night in Harding Township.
On Nov. 3, at 9:25 p.m., a township officer stopped a vehicle on Tempe Wick Rd after observing a motor vehicle violation, police said.
During the motor vehicle stop, the driver, who was identified as Brian Delgado, 34, of Lodi allegedly admitted that he had a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle, police said.
The officer conducted a subsequent search of the vehicle and officers allegedly found 39 bags of cocaine, two packages of empty small Ziploc baggies, two digital scales, and a small bag of marijuana, police said.
All items were seized, including $1,775.00 in cash, police said.
Delgado was allegedly driving while intoxicated and provided false information as to his own identity to the officer, police said.
Delgado was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public park, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, failure to turn over controlled dangerous substance to law enforcement, and hindering apprehension, improper right turn, careless driving, reckless driving, failure to keep right, driving on a suspended license, driving while intoxicated, and possession of drugs in a motor vehicle.
Delgado was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility.