NY Man Arrested in Fort Lee for Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute
Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of Rodolmy Gonzalez-Hernández, 32, of Bronx, New York on charges related to the possession and distribution of a controlled dangerous substance.
According to authorities, on August 21st, was conducting a drug trafficking investigation on Interstate 95 near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, when they stopped Gonzalez-Hernández as he operated a 2009 Buick Enclave in the area of the lower level toll plaza.
A search of the vehicle revealed seven kilograms of suspected cocaine in a duffle bag on the back seat, as well as 16 kilograms of suspected cocaine concealed in an electronically operated hidden compartment inside the vehicle. In total, 23 kilograms of cocaine were seized.
Police arrest and charged Gonzalez-Hernández with one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He is currently lodged in Bergen County Jail pending his first appearance.
Prosecutor Grewal states that this charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.