YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A Jersey City man stopped for an equipment violation was arrested last night after Fairview police found cocaine, pills and $2,000 in cash in a hidden compartment in his car.
Angel L. Garcia, 27, was being held on $150,000 bail, charged with distributing cocaine and prescription drugs, as well as possessing and being under the influence of drugs.
Detective Sgt. Michael Martic reported smelling a strong odor of burnt and raw marijuana after stopping the 2009 Nissan Altima on Fairview Avenue at Bergenwood Road just before 9 p.m.
Officer Michael Hartmann arrived moments later, followed by a Bergen County Sheriff’s K-9 who indicated the presence of drugs.
IMAGES: Courtesy FAIRVIEW PD
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