Drug Ring Busted By New Jersey Police Resulting In Arrest Of Delaware Man

According to New Jersey police, 21 individuals were involved in a drug case that sent cocaine to New Jersey from Texas and Delaware.

They all were taken into custody on Monday. The cops recovered:

  • 400 grams of cocaine
  • 200 grams of crystal meth
  • 120 grams of heroin
  • 356 Percocet pills
  • $39,000 cash
  • 2 handguns
  • A sawed-off shotgun

31-year-old Duane Johns, the leader of the drug ring, got cocaine from 35-year-old Darnell Samuels. An investigation revealed that Samuels got the cocaine from Texas for which he was charged with:

  • Distribution of cocaine
  • Possession of methamphetamine
  • Possession of cocaine
  • Distribution of methamphetamine
  • Distribution of prescription legend drugs
  • Conspiracy

He was also taken into custody for homicide back in 2016.

Many federal law enforcement agencies worked with Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office’s Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force to investigate the case.

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