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Release* ††† ††††††Date: February 25, 2009†††††††††††† †††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
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County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *Press Release* ††† ††††††Date: February 25, 2009†††††††††††† ††††††††
Four arrested on drug charges
County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan today announced that a joint investigation
with police departments in
Acting on information developed by law enforcement authorities, members of the three police departments and the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office Narcotics Task Force conducted a two-month investigation into cocaine sales.
As a result, police executed search warrants at two apartments at 128 North Broadway in South Amboy on February 20, 2009, at 6 p.m. and seized the cash and the cocaine, estimated to have a street value of about $18,000.
Arrested and charged with first-degree possession of cocaine and possession with intent to distribute the cocaine in a school zone were Michael Carlisle (DOB 1/25/74) of 128 North Broadway, Apartment B, and Jose Sosa (DOB 7/28/83) of 128 North Broadway, Apartment A. Bail was set at $250,000 for each of the defendants.
Also arrested were James Jordan (DOB
2/3/74), also of 128 North Broadway, Apartment B, and Tyrese Bell (DOB 1/22/74)
As is the case for all defendants, the charges filed against the four men are merely accusations and they are presumed innocent until proven guilty.