HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Hackettstown man who was allegedly being disorderly on a train is facing several charges.
Noel Nieves, 32, was charged on Jan. 31 with possession of heroin, possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of hypodermic needle, possession of drug paraphernalia, and disrupting public transportation.
On Jan. 29 at around 7:52 p.m., town police responded to the New Jersey Transit Train Station, located on Beatty Street, for a report of a disorderly man on a train, police said.
When officers arrived on scene, the man was located inside the bathroom and he was identified as Nieves, police said.
Through a police investigation it was determined that Nieves had in his possession 60 wax folds of suspected heroin, a bag containing suspected marijuana, 6 hypodermic needles, a piece of chore Boy copper containing suspected burnt crack cocaine, and a broken glass stem with suspected burnt crack cocaine, police said.
Nieves was then transported to Hackettstown Medical Center, police said.
After being charged on Jan. 31, Nieves was lodged in the Warren County Correctional Facility.
Assisting at the scene was K-9 Jada.