Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrests of Mr. Aldo Perez, 29, of Cliffside Park, and Mr. William Perez, 32, of Secaucus, on charges of Possession and Possession With Intent To Distribute Marijuana, and Hash Oil, as well as Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia.
Officials say, pursuant to a narcotics investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, the Cliffside Park Police Department, and the United States Postal Inspection Service, it was learned that Aldo Perez and his brother William, were involved in receiving controlled dangerous substances via the mail stream.
According to authorities, on October 24th, Aldo retrieved an incoming parcel from the Cliffside Park Post Office containing controlled dangerous substances and was then arrested without incident.
Police say at the time of his arrest, Aldo possessed one Hash Oil vaporizer cartridge on his person. Inside of the parcel was approximately five pounds of Marijuana and fifty pre-rolled Marijuana and Kief cigars.
A search at Aldo's residence revealed additional Marijuana, five Hash Oil vaporizer cartridges, and paraphernalia associated with the distribution of controlled dangerous substances.
Police also said on October 24, 2018, law enforcement officers made contact with William in Cliffside Park where they found him in possession of a small amount of Marijuana and was arrested without incident.
A search of William's residence yielded approximately three pounds of Marijuana, twenty hash oil vaporizer cartridges, and paraphernalia associated with the distribution of controlled dangerous substances police said.
The brothers were charged with one count of Possession With Intent To Distribute A Controlled Dangerous Substance, namely Marijuana, in an amount greater than five pounds but less than twenty-five pounds, Possession With Intent To Distribute A Controlled Dangerous Substance, namely Hash Oil, in an amount greater than five grams but less than one pound, one count of Possessing Drug Paraphernalia Associated With The Distribution Of Controlled Dangerous Substances.
Acting Prosecutor Calo states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would also like to thank the Secaucus Police Department and the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office for their assistance in this investigation.