NORTH BERGEN MAN CHARGED WITH DISTRIBUTION OF OXYCODONE FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION IN EAST RUTHERFORD
Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella has announced the arrest of 44-year old, Christopher Novembre, who is employed as a builder. Novembre lives at 9128 Newkirk Avenue in North Bergen. He was arrested on drug charges. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love, the East Rutherford Police Department under the direction of Chief Dennis M. Rivelli and the Cliffside Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Marc Marano.
On September 8, 2022, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, Cliffside Park Police Department and Bergen County Regional SWAT Team arrested Novembre as he was parked in his vehicle in Cliffside Park. Novembre was in possession of oxycodone pills he intended to sell. On another occasion, Novembre sold oxycodone to an undercover detective in East Rutherford.
Novembre has been charged with third-degree distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, specifically oxycodone; and third degree possession with the intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, specifically oxycodone.
Novembre has been released on a summons pending his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack. Prosecutor Musella states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and he would like to thank the East Rutherford Police Department, Cliffside Park Police Department and the Bergen County Regional SWAT Team for their assistance in this investigation.