Six Mexican nationals, five of them in the country illegally, are under arrest, accused of running a high-level crystal methamphetamine trafficking ring that targeted the streets of Berks and Montgomery counties.
Authorities say the prescription painkiller fentanyl is being converted into a street drug and marketed to heroin users.
Upper Darby police got a surprise after a drug bust Thursday night, one that would likely dismay a certain famous basketball player.
The initiative, dubbed “Operation Padlock,” targets open air drug activity in the area of North Camden with the goal of curbing daytime shootings.
A 23-year Philadelphia police veteran turned himself in to federal authorities Wednesday morning after an indictment was returned.
The main players are identified as Frank Messina of Hatfield, Pa. and Troy Dudas of Schwenksville.
Police seized nearly $170,000 in cash, plus cocaine, 92 pounds of pot, guns, bank records, and drug paraphernalia.
Police in five New Jersey cities where departments have had deep layoffs are making fewer arrests for minor offenses – a trend that experts fear could lead to a rise in the most serious crimes.
Over the past year several Temple and Drexel students have been the victims of violent home invasions near campus. The violence was the price the students had to pay because of their drug dealing ways.
New Jersey’s attorney general today announced a major drug bust in South Camden with ties to a local street gang.