Perth Amboy Man Arrested On Marijuana Charges


PERTH AMBOY — Last week, police arrested a 31-year-old city man and seized approximately $1,ooo worth of marijuana from his apartment.

Members of the Perth Amboy Police Department’s Special Investigations Bureau arrested Alexis A. Collado after executing a search warrant at his apartment on the 100 block of State Street on Feb. 14.  They seized approximately 70 grams of marijuana, $553 in currency and several items of narcotic paraphernalia.

Collado was charged with possession of marijuana over 50 grams, possession of over an ounce of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public park & within 1,000 feet of a school zone and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

Judge George M. Boyd set bail at $35,000 with no 10 percent option.  Detective David Guzman led the investigation.

The charges against Collado are merely accusations; he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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