Middlesex House Fire Leads to Drug Investigation; Suspect Sought

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Police Chief Matthew Geist of the Middlesex Police Department announced today that Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County Inc. is offering a cash reward to anyone who anonymously provides information leading to the arrest of Adolfo D. Serrano, 25, of Middlesex Borough.

Police officers investigating the cause of a Christmas Eve house fire discovered evidence of a drug distribution operation and charged one of the residents, Adolfo D. Serrano, 25, with Distribution of CDS.

According to police, Serrano, who fled from the residence upon officers’ arrival, was also charged with Possessing Drug Paraphernalia with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of an Imitation Firearm, Possession of Hollow Point Bullets and Possession of a Fraudulent Social Security Card.   Prosecutor Carey and Police Chief Matthew Geist are requesting the public’s assistance and are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers.   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County, Inc., a non-profit organization that partners with law enforcement to enable the public to anonymously submit crime information and will pay a cash reward should it lead to an arrest.

Tip information may be provided anonymously by calling 1-800-939-9600 or submitted online at www.middlesextips.com.  Tips may also be sent by text messaging 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword: “midtip” followed by the tip information.   Those who provide information will be given a unique numerical code that that allows them to communicate with the program and collect a reward should their information lead to an arrest. All reward amounts are approved and set by Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County Inc.