Police in Orange took a 30-year-old city resident into custody and charged him with various drug-related crimes on Monday.
Authorities say, Mr. Aaron Lambert, 30, of Orange, was arrested in the area of 207 Parrow Street when officers say they observed him making drug sales in the area.
When police tried to arrest Lambert, police say he ran from the scene but was captured shortly after.
Police charged Lambert with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, distribution of a controlled dangerous substance within 1000 feet of a school, resisting arrest by flight, obstruction and wandering and remaining to obtain or distribute a controlled dangerous substance.
Police say Lambert also had open warrants from the Essex County Sheriff’s Department.