Two New York men have been arrested in a vehicle stop in Hackensack and charged with possessing four kilograms of cocaine with the intent to distribute it, authorities said Wednesday.
Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said in a statement released by his office that the arrests were the result of an investigation conducted by the county Sheriff’s Office and Hackensack Police Department.
When officers stopped a vehicle Monday, Grewal said, they found the passenger, Shaun A. Henry, 32, of Brooklyn, in possession of an automatic weapon, a Ruger handgun.
After obtaining a search warrant, Grewal said, the officers found cocaine with a street value of $200,000 and they arrested Henry and the driver of the vehicle, Jason L. Scott, 31, of Queens, on drug charges.
Both men were transported to the Bergen County Jail, where they were each being held initiallu in lieu of $150,000 bail.