TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: ACTING PROSECUTOR GURBIR S. GREWAL
DATE: SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of ALLEN Q. YOUNG, Jr. (DOB: 4/23/1995) of 287 Totowa Avenue, Paterson, New Jersey on a drug distribution charge. This arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office under the direction of Officer in Charge Deputy Chief Robert ANZILOTTI, and the Paramus Police Department under the direction of Chief Kenneth EHRENBERG.
Pursuant to the investigation, it was determined that Allen Q. YOUNG Jr. was involved in the distribution of controlled dangerous substances, namely heroin, in Bergen County, New Jersey. On Monday, September 26, 2016, Mr. YOUNG distributed twenty bricks of heroin to an undercover detective during an operation in Paramus, New Jersey, resulting in his arrest by detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Paramus Police Department.
Allen Q. YOUNG, Jr. was charged by Criminal Warrant with one count of Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, namely Heroin, in a Quantity Greater Than One-Half Ounce but Less Than Five Ounces, in violation of N.J.S. 2C:35-5A(1)/5B(2), a second degree crime. The Honorable Judge Louis J. Dinice, J.M.C., set bail for Mr. YOUNG at $50,000.00 with no ten percent option.
Acting Prosecutor Grewal states that this charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and would also like to thank the Paramus Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.
BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM
DEFENDANT: ALLEN Q. YOUNG, JR. DOB: 4/23/1995
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 287 TOTOWA AVENUE, PATERSON, NEW JERSEY 07022
MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE
DATE OF ARREST: SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: PARAMUS, N.J.
AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE, PARAMUS POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS
N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5A(1)/5B(2) - ONE COUNT OF DISTRIBUTION OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, NAMELY HEROIN, IN A QUANTITY GREATER THAN ONE-HALF OUNCE BUT LESS THAN FIVE OUNCES, A SECOND DEGREE CRIME.
ARRAIGNMENT DATE: OCTOBER 12, 2016 @ 8:30 AM
JUDGE: HONORABLE JUDGE LOUIS J. DINICE, J.M.C.
BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: $50,000.00 NO TEN PERCENT OPTION.
PRESENT STATUS: REMANDED TO THE BERGEN COUNTY JAIL IN LIEU OF BAIL
ALLEN Q. YOUNG, JR.