PLAINFIELD, NJ - ​On August 28th, shortly after 4:00 pm, members of the Plainfield Police Narcotics / Vice Section executed a Superior Court Search Warrant at 711 Plainfield Avenue, Apt. 2H in Plainfield.

​As a result of this execution, Detectives located approximately one hundred and fifty grams of marijuana and fifty folds of heroin.  In addition, approximately $5000.00 dollars in cash was seized as proceeds of illegal narcotics distribution.  

Detectives also recovered one AR-15 assault rifle that was loaded with a thirty round magazine containing hollow point rounds, and a Berretta .40 caliber handgun that contained a fully loaded magazine with hollow point ammunition as well.

​Saleem Nicholson, age 32, who resided at the apartment was arrested and charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of Marijuana Over 50 Grams
  • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute Over One Ounce
  • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute within 500' Public Housing (Plainfield Towers West)
  • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute within 1000' School Property (Union County TEAMS Charter School)
  • Possession of CDS
  • Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute within 500' Public Housing (Plainfield Towers West)
  • Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute within 1000' School Property (Union County TEAMS Charter School)
  • Possession of Weapon During Drug Scheme
  • Certain Persons Not to Possess Weapons
  • Possession of Assault Weapon
  • Possession of Dum Dum Bullets
  • Possession of High Capacity Magazine
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia