Police: Heroin seized at home of former dispatcher

A civilian worker for the Paterson Police Department is facing drug dealing charges.

Garcia has worked in the police records department since last October.

Garcia has worked in the police records department since last October. (6/11/16)

PATERSON - A civilian worker for the Paterson Police Department is facing drug dealing charges.

Passaic County sheriff's officers arrested 42-year-old Brunilda Garcia after they raided her Paterson home on Friday night and allegedly found hundreds of packets of heroin.

Garcia has worked in the police records department since last October.

She was previously a city police dispatcher for four years.

Garcia is expected to be suspended without pay.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Caleb 'Kai the hitchhiker' McGillvary tells News 12 1 Lawyer files motion to dismiss murder charges against viral video star
2 New Jersey Sportscast, March 27
Decision expected this afternoon on possible Westminster Choir 3 Decision expected on possible Westminster Choir College closing
LeRoy Boyd is accused of holding his girlfriend's 4 Man who allegedly held child hostage charged with kidnapping
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 5 New Jersey Weather Forecast

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE