NORTH SYRACUSE, NY MAN CHARGED WITH DRUG POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE IN RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ
For Immediate Release:
April 14, 2022
Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of MATTHEW SULLIVAN (DOB: 8/16/1989; single; mechanic) of 211 David Drive, North Syracuse, NY on a charge of possession with the intent to distribute marijuana in a quantity greater than 25 pounds. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.
On April 13, 2022, an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force revealed that MATTHEW SULLIVAN was transporting bulk amounts of suspected marijuana through Bergen County. During this investigation, a search was conducted on SULLIVAN’S vehicle in Ridgefield Park, NJ. That search revealed approximately 40 pounds of suspected marijuana. SULLIVAN was arrested at the scene of the search.
MATTHEW SULLIVAN was charged with first-degree possession with the intent to distribute marijuana in a quantity greater than 25 pounds, N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5(b)10(a). He was released on his own recognizance pending his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, NJ.
Prosecutor Mark Musella states that the charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.