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Hackensack Man Arrested for Drugs, Weapons Offenses


By: Yuritza Arroyo

Authorities in Hackensack arrested a resident for drug and weapon offenses.

 Hassan Coleman, 36, of Hackensack, was taken into custody on December 23 at 9:17 A.M. in Hackensack by members of the Secaucus Police Department Anti-Crime Unit and Hackensack Police Department Narcotics Unit.

Police say the arrest culminated after a two-and-a-half-month-long narcotics investigation conducted by the Secaucus Police Department Anti-Crime Unit under the supervision of Detective Sergeant  Matthew Ford. 

According to detectives, during a court-authorized search of Coleman's Hackensack residence, they seized over a one-half ounce of suspected cocaine, a quantity of suspected heroin, over fifty pills of suspected oxycodone, a Taurus Model 856 UL .38 caliber handgun with an obliterated serial number, hollow point bullets, along with $11,584.00 in US Currency, believed to be proceeds from his illicit drug distribution scheme.

Additionally, evidence and paraphernalia was seized that was indicative that Coleman was using his Hackensack residence to process powder cocaine into crack.