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Three Arrested in Weehawken Drug Bust

By rlsmetro on
Weehawken

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said  on Thursday, March 24, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Municipal Task Force and Narcotics Task Force, the Hudson County Regional SWAT Team, Homeland Security Investigations, and the Union City Police Department arrested Nicolas Mora-Daza, 24, of Union City, Christopher Gonzalez, 33 of Union City and John Perez, 31, of Weehawken regarding the sale of illegal drugs.

The arrests were made following a one-month investigation involving the sale of cocaine to an undercover officer on multiple dates and a court authorized search warrant of a residence in Weehawken resulting in the recovery of approximately 2.5 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of $125,000.

The defendants were transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending their first court appearance.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Task Force, the Hudson County Regional SWAT Team, Homeland Security Investigations, the Weehawken Police Department, the Union City Police Department and the UCPD K-9 Unit with the investigation and arrests.

The above charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven