ORANGE, NJ — July 2, 2020, the Orange Police Department Street Crimes Gang and Narcotics Task Force conducted “Operation Freckles,” after a long-term investigation into illegal narcotic distribution in the Cary Street area.

Nahshon "Hollywood" Broadway, 36, was the focus of the investigation. He used a property located at 521 Cary Street, Orange, NJ for his operations. The property was vacant after the death of the property owner. Not only was the home used for his operations, but “Hollywood” moved his family into the home while distributing heroine and ecstasy. 

Police recovered 117 envelopes of heroin, 121.5 ecstasy pills, 17 packs of Suboxone, 2.4 grams of marijuana and $559. “Hollywood” has been charged with four counts of drug possession, three counts of drug distribution and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

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These charges are accusations. The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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