YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Elmwood Police responding to residents’ complaints of neighborhood drug dealing arrested a borough woman and a Tenafly man and seized nearly two ounces of pot, 28 prescription pills and $2,000 in alleged proceeds following a traffic stop.
Undercover officers were watching the area around 8 o’clock last night when they spotted and stopped a car on Kipp Avenue driven by Nelson Quesada-Aristy, 23, Police Chief Michael Foligno said this morning.
They immediately noticed a strong odor of raw marijuana and turned up the pills, in a clear plastic bag, along with the pot and cash, he said.
The officers arrested both Quesada-Aristy and 19-year-old Blanca DeGregorio of Elmwood Park on various drug possession charges with the intent to distribute.
Both were released without bail pending court hearings.
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.