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Man Arrested In Local Hotel Parking Lot For Drug Distribution

The following information was obtained from the Cranford Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

arrested an Elizabeth man on Aug. 14 on drug possession and distribution charges in the parking lot of a local hotel.

At 12:36 p.m., Patrolman Spencer Durkin stopped a suspicious person that was hanging around in the parking lot of the Homewood Suites on Jackson Drive, according to reports.

During the course of an investigation at the scene, a suspect identified as Kalim Brown, 34, of Elizabeth was found to be in possession of 100 folds of suspected heroin and 22 vials of suspected cocaine. Brown was arrested and charged with distribution of controlled dangerous substances, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. The suspect was released with a Union County Superior Court date.

tracytalks2u August 20, 2012 at 06:01 PM
How can someone be released with this amount of drugs on him? This smells bad to me.
scared mother August 20, 2012 at 06:36 PM
Nice work Officer Durkin! I hope that this is a sign that our Chief is ready to admit that there is a SERIOUS drug problem in Cranford. Heroin in particular. I've been wondering if it would take one of our children dying before the Chief attacks this problem head on and loudly. I guess 4 overdoses so far this summer isn't enough? I have two children in CHS and it scares the hell out of me that our wonderful men in blue are not given the right to do their jobs and get rid of this! HELP STOP THIS PROBLEM CHIEF! Please...
Herbert Hoover August 20, 2012 at 08:48 PM
I hope they lock away this filth for at least 2 decades. Once he's out of prison, he'll go back to dealing drugs anyway.

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