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Man busted with 60 wax folds of heroin, marijuana, syringes at Hackettstown train station

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.   

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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