Heroin Seizure

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On Sunday, December 15, 2019, at approximately 1517 hours Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Officer Matthew Levine stopped a Honda Odyssey minivan traveling on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Alpine New Jersey. The van was stopped for a motor vehicle violation. Upon further investigation, a probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted. The rear-seated male passenger was found to be in possession of approximately 4000 wax folds of suspected Heroin, valued on the street at about $40,000.00. The male subject below was placed under arrest without incident.

The female passenger was found to be in possession of Marijuana and arrested and charged with possession of under 50 grams of Marijuana.

The following parties were charged during this incident:

Gabriel Zurita-Bayron, 36, of Philadelphia PA

  • 2C:35-5B(1) Distribution of Heroin 1st degree
  • 2C:35-10A(1) possession of Heroin 3rd degree
  • 2C:35-10A(4) possession of Marijuana under 50 grams

Holly Anne Mead, 32, of Newburgh, NY

  • 2C:35-10A(4) Possession of Marijuana under 50 grams