Elmwood Park police arrest borough woman, Tenafly man on drug charges

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Elmwood Police responding to residents’ complaints of neighborhood drug dealing arrested a borough woman and a Tenafly man and seized nearly two ounces of pot, 28 prescription pills and $2,000 in alleged proceeds following a traffic stop.

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Undercover officers were watching the area around 8 o’clock last night when they spotted and stopped a car on Kipp Avenue driven by Nelson Quesada-Aristy, 23, Police Chief Michael Foligno said this morning.

They immediately noticed a strong odor of raw marijuana and turned up the pills, in a clear plastic bag, along with the pot and cash, he said.

The officers arrested both Quesada-Aristy and 19-year-old Blanca DeGregorio of Elmwood Park on various drug possession charges with the intent to distribute.

Both were released without bail pending court hearings.


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