Drug Enforcement Administration

New Jersey

Susan A. Gibson, Special Agent in Charge

June 07, 2019

Contact: Timothy P. McMahon

Phone Number: (973) 776-1143

Hudson County man arrested for possession with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine

NEWARK, N.J. – DEA New Jersey Division Special Agent in Charge Susan A. Gibson and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Craig Carpenito announced a Hudson County, N.J., man was arrested today and charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine.

 

Hason Armfield, 41, of Jersey City, N.J., is charged by complaint with one count of possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of heroin and one count of possession with intent to distribute a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine. He appeared today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor in Newark federal court and was detained.

 

An authorized search of Armfield’s residence revealed more than 100 grams of heroin, approximately 200 grams of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and U.S. currency.

 

The possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin has a minimum sentence of five years in prison, a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison and a $5 million fine. The possession with intent to distribute cocaine has a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.

 

U.S. Attorney Carpenito credited special agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration New Jersey Division, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Susan A. Gibson, and members of the Jersey City Police Department, under the direction of Chief of Police Michael Kelly, with the investigation leading to the charges.

 

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