6000 of heroin to detective
SOMERVILLE Two men sold 250 bags of heroin to an undercover detective in Somerville yoga pants on the afternoon of July 24, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano.
The men, who now face a variety of drug charges, are Joseph Manna, 32, of Freedom Terrace, Easton, Pa., and Jedrek Dennis, 32, of We yoga pants st yoga pants Cliff Street, Somerville.
Prosecutor Soriano said that on July 24, detectives assigned to his Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force, along with detectives of the Somerville Police Department, were conducting a narcotics investigation in the area of Cliff Street.
During the investigation, an undercover detective made arrangements with Dennis to buy heroin. Dennis told the detective he needed to contact Manna to arrange the delivery of the heroin, Soriano said.
As Task Force detectives approached and identified themselves, both defendants were arrested. A search of Manna resulted in the seizure of 30 bags of heroin and $1,636 and a search of Dennis produced 20 bags of heroin, Soriano said.
The heroin seized has an estimated street value of $6,000.
Manna was charged with two counts of distribution of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin), third degree; distribution of a CDS within 500 feet of a public park, second degree; and possession yoga pants of a CDS, third degree.