Five people from Clifton and Hawthorne were arrested in a drug bust on Grove Street, said police director Jerry Speziale.
Police charged Clifton residents Ryan Diaz, 22; Ahmad N. Bajes, 20; Mohammad N. Bajes, 19; James H. Surret, 22; and Hawthorne resident Kayon Passade on various drug charges. All five were arrested at 77 Grove Street on Feb. 8, 2018, said the director.
All five were charged with having 3 knotted bags and 1 cigarette of marijuana. They were each charged with intent to distribute, intent to deal in a school zone, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Police confiscated $1,507 in the bust.