NEW BRUNSWICK NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that joint investigations with police departments in Edison, Piscataway, and South Plainfield has led to the arrest of four men in connection with the seizure of illegal drugs.
Arrested and charged with a variety of second-degree and third-degree charges for controlled dangerous substances including possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and possession with intent to distribute were Kurt Langlois, 43, and Trevis Lopez, 28, both of Edison. Arrested and charged with first-degree and second-degree charges for controlled dangerous substances were Chester Wans, 54, of Edison and Wesley Rosario, 22, of New York City.
This multi-jurisdictional operation initiated by the Middlesex County Task Force led to two separate searches netting controlled substances which included methamphetamine, GHB (commonly known as a date rape drug), and prescription drugs.
According to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, on September 4, 2018, with the assistance of the Piscataway and South Plainfield Police Departments and the New Jersey State Police Hazmat Unit, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s seized an ounce of methamphetamine, several bottles of GHB, and prescription drugs from a vehicle following a court-ordered search. In another investigation, on September 5, 2018, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office with the assistance of the Edison and South Plainfield Police Departments, and the New Jersey State Police Hazmat Unit seized three ounces of methamphetamine, quantities of GHB, and drug paraphernalia including packaging materials, following a court-ordered search, from a home on Oak Tree Road in Edison, and an additional eight ounces of methamphetamine from a vehicle.
The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Joseph Celentano at (732) 745-5977 or Detective Anthony Pacillo at (732) 745-4037 both of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
As is the case for all defendants, the charges filed against the four men are merely accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty.