Police & Fire

Police Blotter

Somerville Drug Bust: K9 Sniffs Out Heroin in Car; 2 Occupants Arrested

f7054b5f5c1535a4b83c_sompixheroinreynolds.jpg
Somerville resident Qayyim Jibril Reynolds, 33, is facing drug charges. Credits: Courtesy Somerset County Prosecutor's Office
46e7d2796918506045e1_sompixheroinwilliams__1_.jpg
Megan Williams, 30, of New Brunswick is facing drug charges. Credits: Courtesy Somerset County Prosecutor's Office
f7054b5f5c1535a4b83c_sompixheroinreynolds.jpg

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Somerville man and a female companion from New Brunswick were arrested on drug charges after a drug-sniffing dog helped police uncover 198 dime bags of heroin hidden inside their vehicle's gas cap door, according to Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Arrested and charged with 3rd Degree Possession of CDS (Heroin) with the Intent to Distribute were Qayyim Jibril Reynolds, 33, of 2nd Street, Somerville, and Megan Williams, 30, of Comstock Street, New Brunswick, according to Robertson.

Robertson gave the following account of the Aug. 10th investigation and subsequent arrests:

Sign Up for E-News

Acting on a tip, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force set up surveillance on East Main Street. They had been given a description of the car Jibril Reynolds would be driving.

The surveillance team stopped the car around 11:30 p.m. Jibril Reynolds and Williams were inside.the car. 

The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office K-9 dog “Apex” and his handler were called in to assist. The canine gave a positive indication for the presence of narcotics after sniffing the car's exterior.

Detectives obtained a Superior Court Search Warrant for the vehicle. Police discovered the heroin located inside the car's gas cap door. Reynolds and Williams were both placed under arrest without incident.

The estimated street value of the seized heroin is $1,980.

 

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Somerville

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!

 

An Open Letter from Somerville Education Association Members

May 23, 2018

To the Editor,

We are writing on behalf of the more than 280 Somerville Education Association (SEA) members working in our schools.  We are proud of the work that we do, and we are the reason that our schools celebrate notable achievements and our students’ goals and dreams are often fulfilled.

We would like to call attention to a pervasive problem that affects public school ...

Hillsborough Teen Prevails in Chess Match Against Somerset Freeholder Levine

May 16, 2018

ROCKY HILL, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Brian Levine had his hands full as he matched wits with 10 young chess players in a simultaneous tournament at the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library.May 14.

Levine’s opponents, ages 6-18, proved to be a tough match, with 7-year-old Grace Liang stumping Levine several times before he prevailed.

Some matches took as long as three ...

Flemington Subaru "Shares the Love" with Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation

May 23, 2018

 

 

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Flemington Subaru, proud member of the Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Brands, announced the results of its 2017/2018 Subaru Share the Love Campaign which raised money for national charities as well as a designated “hometown charity.”

Tim Morley, general manager of Flemington Subaru; Charlie Smith, general manager of the ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...