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PIP PD: Nanuet Driver Had Heroin Stashed In Underwear

Palisades Interstate Parkway Police
Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Photo Credit: COURTESY: PIP Police

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A Nanuet driver who was stopped by Palisades Interstate Parkway police for rolling through a stop sign at a parkway rest stop had several bags of heroin in his underwear, authorities said.

Palisades Interstate Parkway police this morning also confirmed that an upstate New York man was extradited to New Jersey over the weekend to face charges of having five ounces of cocaine in his car.

Muhammed Wesley refused to consent of a search of the vehicle after PIP police stopped him on the parkway on Nov. 11. He was released while they held onto the car and obtained a search warrant.

After finding the drugs, police obtained a warrant for Wesley, who was picked up in Binghampton, N.Y. before being extradited over the weekend.

Wesley was being held on $262,000 bail in the Bergen County Jail, charged with a variety of drug offenses. His passenger that day remains at large, Acting Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Chief Michael Coppola told CLIFFVIEW PILOT this morning.

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