|Florida Fugitive & 2 Gang Members Arrested on Drug Charges|
Newark – A Florida fugitive and two other suspects, all Latin King gang members, were arrested this afternoon by Essex County sheriff’s detectives and drug charges were filed against them.
At that location, Jennifer Pisciotta, age 27, wanted for violation of probation on an earlier theft charge was taken into custody along with her boyfriend, Victor Lopez, age 32, and, Jose Colon, age 21.
A search of the apartment yielded more than a third of a kilo of cocaine and 167 grams of marijuana which were discovered lying on a bed and secreted in kitchen drawers. The combined street value of the narcotics is $20,000. In addition, $3,955 in small bills was seized from the apartment.
Also found in the apartment were Pisciotta’s and Lopez’s two daughters, an 8-year-old and 1-year-old. The children were turned over to other family members.
“The fugitive had managed to elude
The three suspects were charged with two counts each of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of CDS with intent to distribute, possession of CDS with intent to distribute within 500 feet of St. Benedict Park and conspiracy to violate
Pisciotta and Lopez were additionally charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Following questioning, the suspects will be lodged at the