HOBOKEN, NJ - A 31-year-old New York man was arrested after a considerable amount of methamphetamine was found in his rental car that was towed in Hoboken.

At 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, Sergeant Luke Zeszotarski and Officer Arturo Gonzalez were dispatched to meet the operator of a rental vehicle who found Methamphetamine, Gamma Hydroxybutyrate and Drug Paraphernalia inside the car. The vehicle had been towed from New York City to Hoboken because Getaround—a short-term car rental service—believed the vehicle was left abandoned. The Methamphetamine found within it had an approximate street value of $10,000.00 and the Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) had an approximate street value $200.00.

Detective Sergeant William Collins conducted an investigation with Det. Connor Milne, P.O. Mark Mullins, Det. Adam Colon, and Det. Andrew Perez. As a result, officers conducted an operation and arrested Mathew S. Laneve, 31, New York, in the area of 16th & Clinton Street, with the assistance of ESU Sergeant Zeszotarski and ESU Officer Francis McCourt.

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Laneve was charged on a warrant with Possession With Intent to Distribute (PWITD) Methamphetamine, PWITD Methamphetamine 500 Feet of a Public Park, PWITD Methamphetamine 1,000 Feet of a School, PWITD Gamma Hydroxybutyrate, PWITD Gamma Hydroxybutyrate 500 Feet of a Public Park, PWITD Gamma Hydroxybutyrate 1,000 Feet of a School, PWITD Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Control Dangerous Substance Oxycodone, and Uttering Forged documents. Laneve was transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility.

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