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Cranford Police Officer Seizes Large Amount of Drugs During Routine Traffic Stop

On April 30 at 8:28 p.m., Federici stopped a 2005 Chevrolet for a traffic violation and located a large amount of drugs inside the vehicle, including marijuana, cocaine and oxycodone Credits: https://www.facebook.com/CranfordPD/

CRANFORD, NJ – Officer Gregory Federici of the Cranford Police Department seized more than 4 1/2 pounds of marijuana during a routine traffic violation last week, according to a press release sent by Detective Sgt. Ryan J. Greco of the Cranford Police Department. The street value of the marijuana is estimated to be approximately $15,000.

On April 30 at 8:28 p.m., Federici stopped a 2005 Chevrolet for a traffic violation and located a large amount of drugs inside the vehicle, including marijuana, cocaine and oxycodone. In addition, the passenger, Donmario Saint-Paul, had more than $7,000 in cash, according to the press release.

“The proactive efforts of this officer undoubtedly stopped these narcotics from potentially making it to the street for sale,” Cranford Police Chief James Wozniak said in the press release. “Our officers will continue these proactive efforts to keep all drugs out of Cranford.”

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Saint-Paul, a 27-year-old man from North Bellmore, N.Y., was charged with possession of marijuana over 50 grams, possession with the intent to distribute, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (Cocaine), possession of a prescription analog (Oxycodone), possession with the intent to distribute a prescription analog (Oxycodone), and possession of paraphernalia, according to the press release.

Saint-Paul was arrested, processed, and released on his own recognizance, pending a first appearance in Union County Superior Court, according to the press release.


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