Contact Us
Teaneck Daily Voice serves Teaneck, NJ
Return to your home site


Teaneck Daily Voice serves Teaneck, NJ

Nearby Towns

  • Fort Lee
    serves Fort Lee, Leonia & Palisades Park
  • Hackensack
    serves Hackensack, Maywood, Rochelle Park & South Hackensack
  • Englewood
    serves Alpine, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs & Tenafly
Breaking News: Battery Explodes At Fair Lawn Pasta Factory, Injuring Worker
DV Pilot Police & Fire

Former Bergen Catholic Football Star Charged With Selling LSD In Drug Sting

Shqipron Idrizi
Shqipron Idrizi Photo Credit: FACEBOOK photo / INSET: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR

A former Bergen Catholic High School football standout was arrested after selling LSD to an undercover Bergen County prosecutor’s detective, authorities said.

Shqipron Idrizi, 19, who made headlines as a Crusaders’ first-team All-Bergen linebacker, was ordered released by a judge, with conditions, on Saturday after spending less than 24 hours in the Bergen County Jail.

He was charged with drug distribution after separate drug buys during a sting last month and this month, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said.

At 6 feet and 205 pounds, Idrizi led Bergen Catholic in tackles (105), tackles for a loss (18.5) and sacks (10.5) as a senior in 2016.

He briefly played at the University of Delaware, records show.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Teaneck Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Teaneck Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.