Plainfield Man Sentenced To 20 Years On Drug Charges

ELIZABETH — A Plainfield man was sentenced to 20 years in state prison Monday, having been found guilty of drug charges in March, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.

Harry Caver, 40, was convicted on charges stemming from Aug. 5, 2009 when he distributed heroin to multiple individuals in Plainfield, said Assistant Prosecutor Brent Bramnick, who prosecuted the case.


Caver, was observed by Plainfield Police Officers distributing drugs to multiple individuals in the area of Liberty Street and West Fourth Street in Plainfield. When the officers tried to arrest Caver, he ingested the drugs he had in his possession, and fled, said Bramnick.

Caver was found guilty on all charges: distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, distribution of a controlled dangerous substance within 500 feet of a public housing facility, hindering apprehension, and obstruction the administration of law after approximately a half-hour of deliberations and a two-day trial before Union County Superior Court Judge Robert J. Mega.

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