4 Arrested For Possessing & Distributing Narcotics in Hoboken

Hoboken Police have announced the arrests of four people involved in separate narcotics incidents in the Mile Square City over the past two months.  According to Detective / Lieutenant Danilo Cabrera, 33-year old Franklyn Hernandez of Union City, was arrested on June 13 at 8:36 pm at 200 Marshall Street in Hoboken.

He has been charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, heroin, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Meanwhile, Derrick Delacruz, age 28 from Hoboken, was taken into custody on July 16 at 7:32 pm at 311 Harrison Street in Hoboken.

He faces charges of distribution of the controlled dangerous substance heroin, distribution of the controlled dangerous substance heroin within 500 feet of public housing, and within 1,000 feet of a school zone, possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, heroin, possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, heroin, within 500 feet of public housing, and possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, heroin, within 1,000 feet of a school zone.

Cabrera says on Sunday, June 13, at about 8:30 pm, the Hoboken Street Crime Unit Detectives Mark Mullins, Connor Milne, Fabian Quinones, under the supervision of Detective Sergeant William Collins, arrested Hernandez.  Hernandez was in possession of (10) wax folds of suspected Heroin and Drug Paraphernalia. Hernandez was transported to police headquarters and his charges of Possession of Control Dangerous Substance Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia were placed on a warrant.  Hernandez was transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny.  Prior to Hernandez being placed under arrest, Detective Mark Mullins had observed what he believed to be a drug transaction between Hernandez and a male identified as Derrick Delacruz.  As a result, Detective Fabian Quinones generated a warrant for the arrest of Delacruz.

On Friday, July 16 at 7:32 pm, Detective Sergeant William Collins had observed Delacruz in the area of 311 Harrison Street. With the above active warrant, Delacruz was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters.  During a search incident to his arrest, Detective Mark Mullins uncovered (52) wax folds of suspected Heroin. Delacruz was additionally charged on a warrant for Possession with intent to Distribute Controlled Dangerous Substance Heroin, Possession with intent to Distribute Controlled Dangerous Substance Heroin within 500 feet of Public Housing, and Possession with intent to Distribute Controlled Dangerous Substance Heroin within 1000 feet of a School Zone. Delacruz was transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility.

Detective / Lieutenant Cabrera has also revealed today that Francisco Martinez, age 67 from Union City, was arrested at 5:36 pm on July 17.  The arrest took place at 200 Marshall Street in Hoboken, with Martinez charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs.

Also on July 17 at 5:54 pm, 28-year old Taquana Dixon, a Female from Hoboken was arrested at 310 Jackson Street.  She faces charges of: Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance Heroin, Distribution of Control Dangerous Substance, Heroin, within 500 feet of Public Housing, Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Heroin, within 1000 feet of a School Zone, Possession with intent to Distribute the Controlled Dangerous Substance, Heroin, Possession with intent to Distribute Control Dangerous Substance Heroin within 500 feet of Public Housing, and Possession with intent to Distribute the Controlled Dangerous Substance, Heroin within 1000 feet of a School Zone, Possession with intent to Distribute the Controledl Dangerous Substance, Crack Cocaine, Possession with intent to Distribute Controlled Dangerous Substance, Crack Cocaine within 500 feet of Public Housing, Possession with intent to Distribute Controlled Dangerous Substance, Crack Cocaine, within 1000 feet of a School Zone, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The incident unfolded on Saturday, July 17, at about 5:36 PM.   Street Crime Unit Detectives Mark Mullins, Connor Milne, Fabian Quinones, under the supervision of Detective Sergeant William Collins, arrested Martinez.  He was arrested in the area of 200 Marshall Street and was in possession of (10) wax folds of suspected Heroin, Drug Paraphernalia, and two pills of suspected Prescription Legend Drugs. Martinez was transported to police headquarters and his charges of Possession of Control Dangerous Substance Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Prescription Legend Drugs were placed on a warrant.

Martinez also had (3) active/open warrants from the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office.  He was transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility. Prior to Martinez being placed under arrest, Detective Mark Mullins had observed what he believed to be a drug transaction between Martinez and a female identified as Taquana Dixon 28 y/o from Hoboken, NJ. A short time later, at about 5:54 PM, Detective Sergeant William Collins and Detective Fabian Quinones located Taquana Dixon in the area of 310 Jackson Street and placed Dixon under arrest. Search incident to Dixon’s arrest, Dixon was found to be in possession of (43) wax folds of suspected Heroin, (48) small bags of suspected Crack Cocaine, and (5) plastic vials of suspected Crack Cocaine. Dixon was charged on a warrant with Distribution of Control Dangerous Substance Heroin, Distribution of Control Dangerous Substance Heroin within 500 feet of Public Housing, Distribution of Control Dangerous Substance Heroin within 1000 feet of a School Zone, Possession with intent to Distribute Control Dangerous Substance Heroin, Possession with intent to Distribute Control Dangerous Substance Heroin within 500 feet of Public Housing, and Possession with intent to Distribute Control Dangerous Substance Heroin within 1000 feet of a School Zone, Possession with intent to Distribute Control Dangerous Substance Crack Cocaine, Possession with intent to Distribute Control Dangerous Substance Crack Cocaine within 500 feet of Public Housing, Possession with intent to Distribute Control Dangerous Substance Crack Cocaine within 1000 feet of a School Zone, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Dixon was transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility.

All of the defendants mentioned in this article are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.