2 Newark men face drug, weapons charges in separate arrests

NEWARK— Officers charged two men over the weekend with weapons and drug charges after finding multiple firearms an apartment and recovering a gun in a storm drain in separate arrests, police said. 

Dennis Veerden, 25, of Newark, was arrested Saturday when detectives searched an apartment and discovered 17 heroin-filled envelopes, 166 decks of heroin, a semi-automatic handgun loaded with bullets and a 30-round magazine clip, police said.

James Lanier, 19, of Newark, was arrested Friday after he dropped a loaded, semi-automatic handgun with a high capacity magazine into a drain and walked away, police said. 

“Upon noticing our presence, (Lanier) briskly walked away from our …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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