POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Pohatcong Township police arrested a Pennsylvania man after finding drugs and $70,000 in a car with five children, police said Wednesday.
On Jan. 26, police stopped a vehicle on Route 22 for multiple motor vehicle violations, police said.
During the stop K9 officer Xeus gave a positive indication that illegal narcotics were inside the vehicle. Officers searched the car and located cocaine, heroin and approximately $70,000 in cash, police said.
The money and drugs were seized and the driver, Jesus Serano, 38, of Allentown was arrested, police said.
Serano was charged with a multiple motor vehicle violations, money laundering, endangering the welfare of a child, possession with the intent to distribute narcotics, possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was lodged in the Warren County Jail pending a detainment hearing at the Warren County Court House, police said.
The children inside the vehicle were released to a family member, police said.