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Newark, East Orange Men Among Three Arrested After Police Locate $12K Worth of Heroin in Crashed Car

Newark East Orange Perth Amboy Warren County

The New Jersey State Police announces the arrest of Azaiah Baynard, 21, of East Orange, Briauna Brown-Harrison, 21, of Perth Amboy, and Jamar Montalmant, 20, of Newark, after troopers located $12,000 worth of heroin in crashed car.

According to police, on Feb. 4th at 7:44 p.m. troopers responded to the report of an overturned car westbound on Interstate 80 at milepost 7.6 in Knowlton Township, Warren County.

When troopers arrived, they discovered that neither the driver nor the occupants of the car sustained any injuries. During the on-scene investigation, troopers located 60 bricks of heroin within the car and arrested all three occupants.

Police charged Azaiah Baynard, Briauna Brown-Harrison, Jamar Montalmant with possession of heroin and possession of heroin with intent to distribute. In addition, police charged Montalmant with possession of paraphernalia and had an active arrest warrant.

All three suspects were lodged at the Warren County Jail on no bail warrants.

Charges are mere accusations and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.