TRENTON – A Trenton man was convicted by a jury on Thursday of multiple narcotics offenses, including a first-degree charge that makes him eligible for an extended prison term at sentencing, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.
On November 21, 2019, a Mercer County jury found Imier Green, 25, of Trenton, guilty of eight counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (third degree), six counts of distribution of a controlled dangerous substance (third degree), two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute (first degree and second degree) and one count of possession of hollow nose bullets (fourth degree).
He was found not guilty of possessing a firearm during the course of committing a controlled dangerous substance offense and certain persons not to possess a firearm.
On June 28, 2018, members of the Mercer County Narcotics Task Force (MCNTF) conducted surveillance of 282 Bellevue Avenue, the residence of defendant Imier Green. On that date, detectives observed Green distribute heroin to two separate individuals who were subsequently stopped, arrested, searched and found to be in possession of decks of heroin stamped with “CREAM” in blue ink.
A few days later, on July 3, 2018, MCNTF detectives, along with detectives from other local and state agencies, executed a search warrant for Green’s residence. On that same date, officers arrested Green after following him from the residence to the area of Market Street in Trenton.
During the search, detectives discovered over 191 bricks of heroin stamped with “CREAM” in blue ink, additional bricks of heroin, assorted U.S. currency, mail and other documents addressed to the defendant at 282 Bellevue Avenue, and weapons. The heroin Green distributed on June 28 was later tested and found to contain heroin, fentanyl and 4NAPP.
The 191 STEPHANIE A. KATZ First Assistant Prosecutor MICHAEL J. NOVEMBRE Deputy Chief of County Detectives bricks of heroin on Green’s person at the time of his arrest was also tested and found to contain heroin and fentanyl.
Green is scheduled to be sentenced on January 10, 2019. He is extended-term eligible due to his previous drug convictions and faces a state prison sentence of 20 years to life.