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October 11, 2019

Newark man admits role in drug distribution ring after heroin seized at Newark Penn Station

NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division, Susan A. Gibson, and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, announced a Newark man today admitted possessing heroin that was seized from him at Newark Penn Station.

Jeremy Lorenzo, 30, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 200 grams of heroin.

October 3, 2019

Seventeen charged in Passaic County drug trafficking conspiracy

NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division Susan A. Gibson, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Craig Carpenito, and Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Newark Field Division Charlie J.

September 24, 2019

Atlantic City woman charged with drug distribution resulting in death

NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division Susan A. Gibson, and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, announced an Atlantic City, New Jersey, woman was indicted today on charges including drug distribution that resulted in a death.

August 13, 2019

New Jersey nurse charged with drug and weapons offenses

NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division Susan A. Gibson, Prosecutor of Ocean County Bradley D. Billhimer, and Jackson Township Chief of Police Matthew Kunz announced a nurse was charged with several drug and weapons charges in Jackson, New Jersey.

July 31, 2019

Twelve people charged in long-running investigation of Newark G-Shine Bloods

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 12 members, associates and suppliers of a drug trafficking organization based in Newark have been charged in connection with their roles in distributing heroin, fentanyl and crack cocaine and using firearms to protect their illegal operation.

July 30, 2019

Mexican national sentenced to 64 months in prison for trafficking fentanyl

NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division, Susan A. Gibson, and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, announced a Mexican national was sentenced today to 64 months in prison for his role in conspiring to traffic approximately 300 grams of fentanyl into New Jersey.

July 29, 2019

Asbury Park doctor sentenced to 27 months in prison for distribution of steroids and marijuana

TRENTON, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division, Susan A. Gibson, and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, announced a doctor with offices in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and Brooklyn was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for unlawfully distributing prescriptions for anabolic steroids and for possessing marijuana with intent to distribute.

July 8, 2019

Massachusetts man charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin

NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division, Susan A. Gibson, and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, announced a Massachusetts man was charged today with conspiring to sell five kilograms of heroin at the Jersey Gardens Mall in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

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