Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Ramon Reyes, a 59-year-old Uber driver from Bronx, New York on charges of Possession With Intent To Distribute Heroin and Money Laundering in Fort Lee.
According to a statement released by Bergen County officials, on June 15, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office stopped a black 2009 Cadillac Escalade driven by Reyes in Fort Lee.
Authorities say a search of the vehicle revealed one kilogram of suspected heroin and $5,216.00 in suspected narcotics proceeds concealed in an aftermarket hidden compartment.
Police took Reyes into custody then charged him with several crimes according to police.
Authorities say following an appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack on June 17th, Reyes was released with conditions.
Prosecutor Musella states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.