A 54-year-old township man was arrested after buying coke on a West New York street, then admitted his wrongdoing and said, “I want to go home.”
Guillermo Benitez bought $50 worth of cocaine from Dorka Nova-Frometa of Palisades Park in her car parked on 62nd and Jefferson Street.
Inside the blue Nissan Altima, police found 73 baggies of cocaine, $1,684 and a can of “Mentos” on the driver’s side door panel.
Nova-Frometa was charged with multiple drug offenses, including distribution of cocaine within 500 feet of public housing, distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of cocaine, distribution of cocaine and a summons for CDS in a motor vehicle.
At the time of her arrest, the 29-year-old had two outstanding contempt of court warrants out of Palisades Park.
Benitez was charged with possession of cocaine.
He had two outstanding contempt of court warrants out of West New York at the time of his arrest.
Nova-Frometa’s bail was set at $50,000 with no 10-percent option. The bail for Benitez was set at $50,000 with a 10-percent option, police said.
Jillian Risberg, HCTV
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