Three men were arrested on drug and weapon charges on North 3rd Street on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
Police officers chased the three suspects – A Haledon man, Al’zahir Young and two city residents Kasiem McCaskill and Delshawn Lowery — on North 3rd Street. The three were observed engaging in illegal activity. As officers tried to nab them, the three suspects fled into the home of an unsuspecting resident at 51 North 3rd Street, according to police.
Detectives Jason English, Daniel Pent, Salvatore Marotta, Robert Shirey, and Johan Suarez chased and arrested Al’zahir, McCaskill, and Lowery.
50 glassines of heroin, a .22 caliber black revolver containing seven rounds was recovered, according to police.
“This is just another fine example of the tireless efforts by the men and women of the department,” said Speziale.