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Man Accused of Distributing Cocaine in Teaneck

By kcora on

Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of Stephen A. Lopez-Lejarde, 31, of Teaneck.

According to authorities, in March 2017, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that Lopez-Lejarde was involved in the distribution of cocaine in the Teaneck area.

During a subsequent narcotics investigation, Lopez-Lejarde distributed cocaine to an undercover detective from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Police arrested Stephen Lopez-Lejarde at his Teaneck residence on Nov. 29th and charged him with one count of Distribution of Cocaine in quantity less than one-half ounce.

Prosecutor Grewal states that the charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.