Officials announced the arrest of Mr. Geronimo Gordon-Watson, 24, of Newark for handgun and CDS possession and Mr. Walter R. Jenkins, 23, also of Newark, for CDS possession on Aug. 26th.
According to authorities, at approximately 10:21 p.m., police patrolling the 100-block of Prince Street observed a man with CDS marijuana outside a residential building in the area.
Upon becoming aware of police presence, the man entered the building, joining a second suspect in attempting to elude police.
Officials say the officers determined that both men were trespassing and that one, namely Geronimo Gordon-Watson, was in possession of a 9MM Taurus handgun, 24 glassine envelopes of CDS heroin, 4 vials of cocaine, a clear plastic bag of CDS marijuana and $77.70 in suspected proceeds from drug sales.
Police charged Gordon-Watson with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, three counts of CDS Possession, Criminal Trespass, Possession of Marijuana, and Resisting Arrest.
According to authorities, Walter R. Jenkins was found in possession of 6 glassine envelopes of CDS heroin, one clear plastic bag of CDS marijuana and $76.19 in suspected proceeds from drug sales. He is charged with two counts of CDS Possession and Criminal Trespass.
These charges are merely accusations. Each suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.