NEWARK - Thousands of dollars worth of guns and drugs are off the streets after a major drug and guns bust in Essex County.
After a three-month investigation dubbed Operation Buy Walk, Essex County investigators say they’ve arrested 26 people in connection with the crimes. The suspects are primarily from Newark and the Oranges.
Officers collected a total of six weapons, including an AK-47 with the capacity to discharge 30 rounds from a single clip.
Detectives say they also seized $2,800 in cash and $4,000 worth of drugs.