November 22, 2017

Alert EP Police Work Brings Drug Arrest. $45,000 Street Value Confiscated.

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By Bob Rodericks

Alert police work after a traffic stop in Riverside on Friday night, October 27, led to the apprehension and arrest of three suspects charged with serious narcotics trafficking.

At approximately 10:00PM, Officer Franklin Britto conducted a motor vehicle stop on Bullocks Point Avenue, in the vicinity of Shore Road due to a moving and equipment violation. The vehicle, a red Toyota registered in New York City, was occupied by three males. During Officer Britto’s investigation, cause was developed to conduct a search of the vehicle.

As a result of the investigation the following was located and seized from the vehicle:

• 705 grams of cocaine

• 1018 Ecstasy tablets

• 1.79 grams of marijuana

The following individuals were arrested:

• Jason S. Kahian, age 29, from Middleborough, MA. Kahian is charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver 1 ounce - 1 kilogram of Cocaine and Possession with Intent to Deliver Ecstasy

• Rafael A. Guerrero, age 26, from the Bronx, NY. Guerrero is charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver 1 ounce - 1 kilogram of Cocaine

• Daniel P. Merete, age 29, from the Bronx, NY. Merete is charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver 1 ounce - 1 kilogram of Cocaine

The street value of the seized narcotics is approximately $45,000

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