TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: ACTING PROSECUTOR GURBIR S. GREWAL
DATE: NOVEMBER 4, 2016
Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of ISAAC ROBERSON (DOB: 8/16/1960; married; and unemployed) of 124 Fulton Street, Paterson, New Jersey on drug distribution charges. The arrest is the result of a joint investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office under the direction of Officer-in-Charge, Deputy Chief Robert ANZILOTTI, the Saddle Brook Police Department under the direction of Chief Robert KUGLER, the Garfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Raymond KOVACH, and the Elmwood Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael FOLIGNO.
During the month of October 2016, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that Isaac ROBERSON of Paterson, New Jersey was delivering drugs from Paterson into Bergen County towns. An investigation by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, Garfield Police Department, Saddle Brook Police Department, and Elmwood Park Police Department confirmed that ROBERSON made multiple deliveries of crack cocaine and heroin into Bergen County towns.
As a result of the investigation, ROBERSON was arrested on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in Elmwood Park, New Jersey and charged with 3 counts of Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Namely Heroin and Cocaine, in a quantity of less than 1/2 ounce, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5B(3), a third degree crime. The Honorable Louis J. DINICE, J.M.C. of Bergen County set bail at $50,000.00 with no ten percent option. ROBERSON is scheduled to appear in Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court for a first appearance on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 8:30 AM.
Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Grewal states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would like to thank the Garfield Police Department, Saddle Brook Police Department, and Elmwood Park Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.