Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 4:21pm
Newark man arrested on heroin charges
Updated Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 4:27pm
A Newark man is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony.
State Police say an investigation involving heroin sales led them to arrest Gerardo Hernandez of the 2400 block of Olden Avenue on Friday morning.
Police found 4,048 bags of heroin, $5,090 in cash, a .40 caliber Ruger handgun, and a loaded large-capacity rifle magazine in the 19-year-old's bedroom.
Hernandez is being held at Howard R. Young Correctional Institute on $50,000 cash bail.
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