15 arrested in undercover drug string in Passaic

Fifteen people were arrested in an undercover drug bust in Passaic.

Fifteen people were arrested in an undercover drug bust in Passaic. (10/23/15)

PASSAIC - An undercover drug investigation has led to the arrest of more than a dozen people in Passaic.

Fifteen people were charged with allegedly selling crack, heroin and marijuana to undercover officers.

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdez says that the investigation began in July after complaints from the community.

“These are dealers that are disrupting the quality of life for people in Passaic,” she says. “They're involved in drug distribution, and we wanted to make sure that we were as disruptive as possible.”

The people arrested range in age from 19 to 50 years old.

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