Newark Man Arrested For Possession Of Cocaine With Intent To Distribute And Other Charges

Today at approximately 12:55 a.m., Roselle Park Patrolman Angelo Marino conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2015 Hyundai on the 100 block of East Westfield Ave for a moving and an equipment violation. According to police, an investigation revealed the driver of the vehicle, Gerardo Arencibia Jr., age 32 from Newark, to be in possession of over an ounce of suspected cocaine and suspected marijuana along with drug paraphernalia.

He was placed under arrest, processed, and later charged with Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute, Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute within 1,000 feet of a School, Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute within 500 feet of a Park, two (2) counts of Possession of CDS and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Mr. Arencibia Jr. was served a summons for the aforementioned charges with a Union County Superior Court date. Motor vehicle summonses were also issued and he was ultimately released on his own recognizance.