Six Arrested in Mercer County Heroin, Fentanyl Bust

TRENTON – Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri today announced that a six-month, multi-jurisdictional investigation of major narcotics distributors in the Mercer County area has culminated with the arrest of six individuals and the seizure of approximately 650 grams of cocaine, almost two kilograms of raw heroin, a kilogram of fentanyl, approximately $75,000 in cash and four vehicles.

The following were placed under arrest in the sting:

  1. Kenneth Figueroa, 35, Annabelle Avenue, Hamilton – Charged with multiple
    first- and second-degree drug charges (Date of arrest 5/21/19). Detained at
    the Mercer County Correction Center.

  2. Joseph Lopez, 39, Chambers Street, Trenton – Charged with multiple first and second-degree drug charges, aggravated assault on police, resisting arrest and eluding (Date of arrest 5/21/19). Detained at the Mercer County
    Correction Center.

  3. Terry Robinson, 28, Country Lane, Ewing – Charged with multiple first- and
    second-degree drug charges (Date of arrest 5/21/19).

  4. Ashley Lopez, 26, West State Street, Trenton – Charged with multiple first and second-degree drug charges (Date of arrest 5/9/19).

  5. Javone Nesmith, 40, Kirkbride Avenue, Trenton – Charged with multiple first and second-degree drug charges (Date of arrest 5/9/19).

  6. Breyon Newkirk, 30, West State Street, Trenton – Charged with multiple first- and second-degree drug charges (Date of arrest 5/13/19). Detained at the Mercer County Correction Center.