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Bergen County Man Charged with Distributing Heroin

Ridgefield Park

A Bergen County man was charged with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute heroin, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

According to U.S. Attorney Sellinger, Esmelby Estevez-Castillo, 35, of Ridgefield Park, was arraigned on August 10, 2022, and pleaded not guilty.

Estevez-Castillo was indicted on August 2, 2022, on conspiracy to distribute heroin and one count of possessing with intent to distribute at least 100 grams of heroin.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

From March 2019 through December 3, 2020, Estevez-Castillo conspired with others to distribute and did distribute at least 100 grams of heroin.