UPDATE: Essex Prosecutor Releases Images of Suspects Arrested in East Orange-Newark Border Drug, Weapons Crackdown
The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has released the images of more than two dozen suspects who they say were picked up then arrested during an East-Orange Newark border raid that occurred this month in the county.
According to a 10am Wednesday morning press conference that was attended by East Orange, Newark and a host of law enforcement officials at the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, authorities say 59 individuals were arrested and approximately $80,000 in cash, two vehicles, 18 weapons, and drugs with an estimated street value of $770,700 were seized.
The drugs recovered include: heroin, cocaine, marijuana, fentanyl, suboxone, buprenorphine, promethazine, oxycodone, Roxicodone, Percocet and Xanax.
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All of the suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.