HACKENSACK, NJ - A Hackensack resident was arrested on multiple drug charges on Friday, according to the Hackensack Police Department.
Cyrus Hammond was arrested for several drug distribution charges, according to Hackensack Police Department Detective Captain Darrin DeWitt. On Friday, January 22, Narcotics Bureau detectives executed a Superior Court authorized search warrant at Hammond's apartment, resulting in the seizure of 461 folds of heroin, 82 oxycodone pills, marijuana, and $1,170 in suspected proceeds from drug sales.
The arrest and seizures were the result of an investigation initiated by Narcotics' Detective Nart Marza. The investigation found that Hammond was selling drugs in the residential neighborhood of mostly mid rise apartment buildings and garden apartments near Hackensack High School and Carver Park.
Hammond was criminally charged with two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS within 1000 of Hackensack High School, two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS within 500 feet of a Public Park/Housing, two counts of Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Prescription Legend Drug with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was remanded to Bergen County Jail on a warrant, pending a first appearance at Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.
These charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.