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Nearly 500 Envelopes of Heroin Confiscated During Newark Drug Arrests

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are reporting the arrests of Nykil Heath, 26, and Ar-Raheem Washington, 42, both of Newark, in separate incidents yesterday.

Police say at approximately 7:45 p.m., officers observed Heath conduct a drug transaction in the 100-block of Avon Avenue.

He was immediately arrested and found in possession of 74 glassine envelopes of heroin and $345.00 in suspected drug proceeds police said.

Authorities charged Heath with CDS Possession, CDS Distribution, CDS Distribution within 1,000-ft. of a School and Contempt of Court.

According to police, at approximately 6 p.m., police executed a search warrant at a residence in the 100-block of Broad Street.

Suspect, Ar-Raheem Washington, was arrested after police recovered 422 glassine envelopes of heroin, 137 vials of crack cocaine and $95.00 in suspected drug proceeds according to police.

Police charged Washington with two counts each of CDS Possession and CDS Distribution.

Washington is also charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

These charges are merely accusations.

Each suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.