Five NJ Suspects Charged with Narcotics Distribution

Authorities in NJ announced the arrests of Victor I. Chihimie, 22, Madisson R. Holloway, 22, Jahden I. Chihimie, 19, Kyle S. Gordon, 22, all of Edgewood Terrace in South Bound Brook and Angelo D. Hinojosa, 20, of Perry Road in Annandale, NJ.

Prosecutor Robertson stated that members of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force along with members of the Hackensack Police Department and the United States Postal Inspection Service were conducting a narcotic investigation into suspicious packages being shipped from California to South Bound Brook and Annandale.

Police said in May of 2020, Victor I. Chihimie was stopped by members of the Hackensack Police Department for a traffic violation and found to be in possession of a quantity of Marijuana and THC cartridges.

A search of the vehicle revealed one (1) five (5) gallon black bucket containing three (3) large clear plastic vacuum sealed bags containing Marijuana.

Hackensack Police Department’s investigation revealed that Victor I. Chihimie was receiving multiple suspicious packages to a residence on Edgewood Terrace in South Bound Brook.

Authorities contacted the United States Postal Inspection Service to request assistance with the investigation.

Their investigation revealed that since July of 2019, eighteen (18) suspicious packages had been shipped from California to Edgewood Terrace in South Bound Brook.

The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force were contacted to assist in the investigation. Subsequently two (2) suspicious packages were intercepted by the United States Postal Inspection Service.

The second package was intended to be delivered to a residence on Perry Road in Annandale with a return address of the Edgewood Terrace residence in South Bound Brook.

The investigation revealed that since December of 2019, eight (8) suspicious packages were mailed to the residence on Perry Road in Annandale.

Bound Brook Police Department K-9 “Crusader” conducted an exterior sniff of the two (2) suspicious packages intercepted and gave a positive indication for the presence of narcotics. Subsequently, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force presented all the probable cause/evidence to the Somerset County Superior Court.

As a result, two Anticipatory Search Warrants were applied for and granted for the two (2) suspicious packages as well as the residences on Edgewood Terrace and Perry Road.

Police say on June 8, agents with the United States Postal Inspection Service along with Investigator’s assigned to the investigation determined that Victor I. Chihimie retrieved a package on Edgewood Terrace in South Bound Brook while Angelo D. Hinojsa retrieved a package from Perry Road in Annandale.

Officials say Task Force members, along with the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Team, Clinton Township Police Department, South Bound Brook Police Department, Bound Brook Police Department and Hackensack Police Department executed the Superior Court search warrants at the residences at Edgewood Terrace and Perry Road.

Subsequent to executing the Superior Court search warrant at Edgewood Terrace, Victor I. Chihimie, Jahden I. Chihimie, Madisson R. Holloway and Kyle S. Gordon were located inside the residence on Edgewood Terrace in South Bound Brook and were subsequently arrested without incident.

As a result of searching the residence, approximately thirteen (13) pounds of CDS Marijuana, drug paraphernalia and approximately $3,5620.00 in United States currency was seized from the residence.

The Superior Court search warrant executed at Perry Road resulted in Angelo D. Hinojosa being located inside the residence and subsequently arrested without incident.

As a result of searching the residence, approximately five (5) pounds of CDS Marijuana, drug paraphernalia and approximately $1,968.00 in U.S. currency was seized from the residence.

The CDS Marijuana seized has an estimated street value of forty-seven thousand dollars ($47,000.00).

Defendants Victor I. Chihimie, Madisson R. Holloway and Jahden I. Chihimie were each charged with Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute in an amount over five (5) pounds but less than twenty-five (25) pounds (2nd Degree), Maintaining and/or Operating a Drug Production Facility (1st Degree), Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute within 500 feet of a Public Park (2nd Degree), Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana within 1,000 feet of an Elementary School (3rd Degree), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Disorderly Persons Offense).

Defendant Angelo D. Hinojosa was charged with Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute in an amount over five (5) pounds but less than twenty-five (25) pounds (2nd Degree), Maintaining and/or Operating a Drug Production Facility (1st Degree) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Disorderly Persons Offense).

Defendant Kyle S. Gordon was charged with Possession of Marijuana under 50 grams (Disorderly Persons Offense) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Disorderly Persons Offense).

Defendant Gordon was issued a Summons Complaint and released on his own recognizance pending a first appearance court date.

Defendants Victor I. Chihimie, Jahden I. Chihimie, Madisson R. Holloway and Angelo D. Hinojosa were lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a bail detention hearing.