Police: Guns, heroin, cocaine seized from home in NewarkPosted: Updated:
Police in Newark have seized guns, heroin and cocaine as part of a major drug bust.
Saladeen Sears, 34, of Newark, was arrested after police seized three loaded handguns, 799 decks of heroin and 259 jugs of cocaine from his home and car in the 100 block of Evergreen Place.
The drug totals were more than $4,400.
The seized guns were a loaded .380 caliber handgun, a loaded .38 revolver, and a loaded .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun.
Sears has been charged with three counts each of unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a handgun during CDS offenses, among other charges.
The Criminal Intelligence Unit has been undertaking ongoing citywide operations aimed at removing guns and drugs from city streets.
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