Federal agents seized 130 pounds of high-quality marijuana worth more than a half-million dollars, along with two cars and $30,000 in cash during a drug bust in Westwood. Township police took two women who came from an area 10 miles south of Canada to the Bergen County Jail early Tuesday afternoon.
Plainclothed DEA agents waiting for the right opportunity boxed in a gray Chevrolet Impala and a trailing car, both with New York license plates, on Forest Avenue near Ruckner Road around 6:30 p.m. Monday.
“Neither driver could give a good account of what they were doing in the area,” Westwood Police Chief Frank Regino told CLIFFVIEW PILOT early Tuesday afternoon.
“Officers detected a very intense odor of raw marijuana inside one of the vehicles,” the chief said.
Three officers in bullet-proof vests quickly had one woman in handcuffs and began searching the Impala with her consent. READ MORE….