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Search Warrant in Elizabeth Apartment by Bergen County Authorities Leads to Drug Seizure

By kcora on
Elizabeth Bergen County

A 31-year-old Elizabeth man is in custody after Bergen County detectives seized nearly 4½ pounds of raw heroin following the execution of a search warrant.

According to authorities, on Wednesday, detectives executed search warrants at Jhon Rodriguez-Acosta’s Elizabeth apartment and a hair studio.

Officials there seized unpackaged heroin, dozens of packages of heroin, Fentanyl and a small amount of crack, all worth approximately $160,000 on the street.

In addition, police recovered cutting agents, $1,700 in cash, and heroin packaging materials.

Police arrested Rodriguez-Acosta and charged him with various drug and conspiracy charges. Officials said he remained held Thursday in the Bergen County Jail pending a hearing in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.