Hudson County Man Admits Drug Distribution Charges
NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division Susan A. Gibson and Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Rachael A. Honig announced a Hudson County, New Jersey, man today admitted possessing with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine and cocaine base.
Hason Armfield, 43, of Jersey City, New Jersey, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to an indictment charging him with possessing with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine and cocaine base.
Armfield’s residence was searched as part of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Jersey City Police Department. Law enforcement officers found heroin, cocaine, cocaine base, drug paraphernalia, and U.S. currency.
The charge to which Armfield pleaded guilty carries a maximum sentence of 20 years imprisonment and a $1 million fine. Sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 6, 2021.
Acting U.S. Attorney Honig credited agents and task force officers of the DEA, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Susan A. Gibson, and members of the Jersey City Police Department, under the direction of Public Safety Director James Shea, with the investigation leading to today’s guilty plea.