Bronx NY Men Charged with Intent to Distribute Heroin in Bergen County

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of Mr. Felix A. Morel, 22, Bronx, NY; and Mr. Miguel A. Ferreira, 25 also of the Bronx, on charges of Possession Of Heroin With Intent To Distribute and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Distribute.

Authoritities say on Tuesday, March 10, detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Narcotic Task Force conducted a motor vehicle stop of a Nissan Sentra operated by Morel as it traveled south on River Road in Edgewater.

According to authorities, a subsequent search of the vehicle revealed an electronically operated hidden compartment or "trap" in the vehicle's dashboard, which contained approximately 1,400 glassine envelopes of heroin as well as over 4,000 empty glassine baggies ready for packaging.

Morel and the other occupant of the vehicle, Ferreira, were arrested without incident.