An Irvington man was found with 250 bags of heroin and two bags of marijuana in his trunk during a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 78 Sunday evening in Bernards Township, according to an arrest affidavit on file with the Somerset County Court.
Quincy L. Hill was charged with third-degree possession with intent to distribute heroin, fourth-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance over 50 grams and fourth-degree hindering apprehension by giving false information to
The affidavit said Bernards Township Patrol Officer Anthony England observed an alleged driving violation of a red Pontiac sedan with Pennsylvania plates at about 6:10 p.m. Sunday.
The driver of the vehicle, Kahif S. Franklin, allegedly provided a false name to the officer to conceal he was driving with a suspended license, the affidavit said.
Hill, who was a passenger in the vehicle, also provided the officer with a fake name to conceal an outstanding warrant against him, according to the affidavit.
Both also provided the officer with conflicting stories where they were traveling and their relationship, the affidavit said. Franklin then consented to a search of the car trunk, the affidavit said.
According to the court documents, Hill then allegedly told another Bernards officer, Sgt. Eric Geleta, that he had five bricks of heroin and two bags of marijuana in the car's trunk.
While searching the trunk, England found a blue backpack containing the heroin and marijuana, the affidavit said.
Both men were placed under arrest.
After being read his Miranda rights, Hill admitted to Bernards Detective Mike Sweeney the heroin and marijuana were his, the affidavit said. The affidavit said he told police he had been planning to smoke the marijuana and sell the heroin in Allentown, Pa.
The substances tested positive for heroin and marijuana, according to the court papers. The amount of marijuana weighed about 60.1 grams, according to the affidavit.
Franklin was released pending traffic summonses and municipal charges, the affidavit said.