FAIR LAWN, NJ - Two teens and an adult were arrested at a Jerome Place residence where police found cash and marijuana they believe were involved in distribution within the borough.
On Jan. 15 at 9 p.m., Fair Lawn police culminated a two-week investigation when they obtained a warrant and searched the residence which turned-up approximately 3⁄4-pound of marijuana hidden throughout the residence, along with materials for packaging marijuana found in different parts of the home.
Police said cash totaling $19,746 was found, as well, hidden in a coffee maker and in envelopes that were hidden in coat pockets stored in closets throughout the residence.
A male and female, both 17 from Fair Lawn, were arrested during the search. While the male was released to a family member, police said he will be charged on a juvenile petition in family court with possession of over 50 grams of marijuana, distribution of marijuana, distribution of marijuana within a school zone and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The female was arrested after she was discovered smoking marijuana inside the residence during the search, according to the police. She was released to a family member and will be charged on a juvenile petition in family court with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
Karine Konyo, 23, of Fair Lawn, was arrested during the search, as well, after handing over marijuana and edible marijuana upon request from a detective, police said. She was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants, are presumed innocent until proven guilty.