The Mercer County Narcotics Task Force concluded a two-week investigation recently with one arrest, and the seizure of three pounds of marijuana and $16,000 in cash, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.
According to authorities, on November 3rd at approximately 11:30 a.m., officers conducted a motor vehicle stop of the investigation’s target in Trenton.
Police arrested Marquise Gray without incident and a search warrant was executed at his North Dean Avenue apartment. A search of the apartment revealed three pounds of marijuana, $16,000 in cash and numerous rounds of handgun ammunition. According to authorities, the seized marijuana has an approximate street value of $8,400.
Officials have charged Gray, 27, with possession of marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute, possession with the intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school and possession with the intent to distribute within 500 feet of a park. He was released pending future court proceedings.
Despite having been charged, every defendant is presumed innocent until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.