2-17-16 Drug Distribution Arrest

On Wednesday, February 17th 2016 at 1732hrs P.O. Donald Liu #396 was traveling northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the Englewood Cliffs NJ section when he observed a white passenger car with heavily tinted windows.  He stopped the vehicle and subsequently asked the operator for identification.  The operator, now identified as Mr. Dennis Torres, a 22 year old male of Allentown PA, was asked to exit the vehicle.  During this time, P.O. Liu detected an odor of marijuana to which the operator admitted to smoking earlier.  A search was later conducted on Mr. Torres' vehicle at which time P.O. Liu discovered a vacuum sealed bag in the rear arm rest which contained over a quarter pound of marijuana.  Mr. Torres was placed into custody and transported to the NJ Headquarters where he was later processed and transported to the Bergen County Jail awaiting bail.

Dennis C. Torres

2C:35:5-B11 - Intent to distribute marijuana

2C:35-10A3 - Possession of marijauan over 50 grams.

$12,5000 WITH 10%.