|Illegal Turn Leads to Drug Arrests|
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that Nafi Harvard, age 19, made the illegal turn at
Fontoura said that when the officers approached the suspect vehicle they could smell the pungent odor of burnt marijuana.
Harvard and the 17-year-old juvenile, both of
The suspects consented to a search of the vehicle and 200 decks of heroin, packaged for street distribution, were discovered in the car’s glove box.
Harvard and the juvenile are charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of CDS with intent to distribute, possession of CDS with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of St. Benedict’s Prep, possession of CDS within 500 feet of a county park, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, and conspiracy to violate
Harvard was additionally charged with employing a juvenile in a CDS crime and he was also issued motor vehicle summonses for displaying a fictitious temporary registration, for not having automobile insurance and for making an illegal turn.
Harvard was lodged at the Essex County Correctional Facility where he awaits arraignment. The juvenile was lodged in the Essex County Youth Detention Facility where he awaits a hearing in Family Court.