BALTIMORE, MD MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE CDS FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION IN RIDGEFIELD PARK
For Immediate Release:
July 8, 2022
Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of CARLOS FRANCISCO OLIVAR GOMEZ (DOB: 03/09/1980; married; painter) of 3710 W. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland on charges of possession with intent to distribute controlled dangerous substances, specifically fentanyl and heroin. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Ridgefield Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Joseph Rella.
On July 6, 2022, an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force revealed that CARLOS FRANCISCO OLIVAR GOMEZ was in possession of over 15 pounds of suspected fentanyl and over 6 pounds of suspected heroin in Ridgefield Park, NJ.
CARLOS FRANCISCO OLIVAR GOMEZ was charged with first-degree possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, specifically Heroin, N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5b(1); and second-degree possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, specifically Fentanyl, N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5b(4). He was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, NJ.
Prosecutor Mark Musella states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and he would like to thank the Ridgefield Park Police Department and the Bergen County Regional SWAT Team for their assistance in this investigation.