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Mahwah, Fairview Men Busted In Elmwood Park Heroin Stop

Police vehicle.
Police vehicle. Photo Credit: CLIFFVIEW PILOT

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. -- Elmwood Park police arrested three men on drug charges after finding 60 bags of heroin in their car following a traffic stop Tuesday.

Officers stopped the car at the intersection of River Drive and Locust Street at 3:30 p.m., Police Chief Michael Foligno said.

They charged Kevin Negit, 26, of Fairview and 23-year-old Michael Peluso of Mahwah with possession of heroin and hypodermic syringes, he said.

Charges were later dropped against the third man.

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