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Two Investigations Lead to Arrest of Plainfield Gang Member and Two Others

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Omar Perkins, age 23
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left to right: Calvin Cox, age 42; Jhimier Tyler Cox, age 20
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PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Plainfield Police Department has released a statement regarding two incidents occurring on Jan. 20th.  The first involves the arrest of G-Shine Bloods gang member, Omar Perkins, age 23, in South Plainfield.  The second is related to the arrest of Calvin Cox, age 42, and Jhimier Tyler Cox, age 20, in Plainfield.

The full release follows:

On January 20th, Plainfield Police Division Narcotics Unit arrested a G-Shine Bloods Gang member, Omar Perkins, age 23 for gun possession and numerous drug offenses. On the morning of the 20th, members of the Plainfield Police Division Narcotics Unit, NJ State Police TEAMS Unit, and South Plainfield Police Department executed a Superior Court Search Warrant at 1420 Astor Place, South Plainfield, New Jersey.

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As a result of the search, Detectives located a loaded Hi-Point nine millimeter handgun and a large quantity of heroin with an estimated street value of approximately $50,000.00. Omar Perkins is currently being held on Bail at the Middlesex County Jail.

Also on the morning of January 20th, members of the Plainfield Police Division Narcotics Unit arrested Calvin Cox, age 42 for gun possession and numerous drug offenses, and Jhimier Tyler Cox, age 20 for numerous drug offenses.

The Plainfield Police Division Narcotics Unit and the NJ State Police TEAMS Unit executed a Superior Court Search Warrant at 701 West 4th Street, Plainfield, New Jersey. As a result of the search, Detectives located a loaded nine millimeter handgun and a quantity of marijuana along with packaging material. Both individuals are currently being held at the Union County Jail.

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