EWING, N.J. (WTXF) - The Mercer County Narcotics Task Force recently arrested four people and seized heroin, cocaine, handguns and cash after a two-month undercover investigation into a cocaine and heroin distribution organization in New Jersey.
On Friday morning, February 9, officers arrested the subject of the investigation,
Reginald Jackson, at the Parkway Gardens apartments in Ewing.
At the time of his arrest, Jackson was in possession of approximately 15 grams of powder cocaine.
Officers then executed search warrants at 194 Oakland Street in Trenton, which was
identified during the investigation as a stash house being utilized by Jackson.
At the apartment, officers encountered Ryan Pullen, Jade Long and Anthony Hearns.
Pullen was seen breaking out of a bedroom window and tossing a firearm onto the roof. All three individuals were taken into custody and a search revealed approximately 10 grams of crack cocaine, 35 grams of powder cocaine, 30 bricks of heroin and $1,547 in cash.
Officers also recovered the 9mm handgun tossed onto the roof and two additional
handguns in a second-floor apartment.
The Mercer County prosecutor says that the seized drugs have an approximate street value of $12,000.
Jackson, age 34, of Ewing; Pullen, age 38, of Trenton; Long, age 32, of Trenton; and Hearns, age 31, of Trenton, were each charged with various second-degree drug offenses.
Pullen was additionally charged with weapons offenses.
Jackson's 2001 Honda Accord was seized as drug proceeds.
According to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri, multiple undercover purchases of cocaine were made between December 2017 and February 2018, along with countless hours of surveillance and investigation.