Perth Amboy Police Arrest 2 After Alleged Drug Transaction

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PERTH AMBOY – On Thursday, Sept. 13, members of the Perth Amoy Police Department’s Special Investigations Bureau arrested Weslie Orengo, 29, after an alleged drug transaction with Vidal Garcia-Gonzalez, 31.

Police recovered a bag of cocaine from the Honda Accord Garcia-Gonzalez was operating after he gave them consent, authorities said. Garcia-Gonzalez was also placed under arrest. Police seized an additional 210 grams of cocaine, $1,494 in cash and numerous narcotic paraphernalia used to package cocaine for distribution from Garcia-Gonzalez’s basement apartment on Washington Street.

Garcia-Gonzalez was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of over 5 ounces of cocaine with the intent to distribute (a crime of the first degree), possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public park (Lucey Center Park) and within 1000 feet of a school zone (Anthony V. Ceres School) and possession of narcotic paraphernalia. Judge George M. Boyd set bail at $75,000 with no 10% option and the requirement of a bail source hearing.

Orengo was charged with possession of cocaine and Boyd set bail at $5,000.

The total street value of the drugs seized is approximately $20,000, according to police.

Det. Carlos Rodriguez led the investigation.

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