After a two-week long investigation, detectives arrested an alleged drug dealer with two guns and an assortment of drugs, according to the Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik,
Lamont D. Baker, 30, of Paterson, was charged on Thursday with numerous drugs and weapons offenses. He was arrested at his residence in Paterson, authorities said.
Baker was observed exiting through the first door of his residence when law enforcement officers took him into custody.
Inside his residence, detectives seized a .40 caliber Kahr CW40 handgun, 12 .380 caliber ballpoint bullets, Tropical Punch cannabis gummies, 1 magazine with 4 hollow point bullets along with 2 ballpoint bullets, 12.15 ounces of marijuana, 1 duffle bag of numerous empty marijuana baggies, multiple color empty vials, 4 grams of raw heroin, 26 grams of crack-cocaine, 3 small zip-lock bags of marijuana, Slim fast powder cut, multiple drug paraphernalia, scales, rubber bands, rubber stamp, scotch tape, empty glassines, and vacuum sealer.
Inside his vehicle, detective seized a second gun, a Smith & Wesson bodyguard .380 caliber defaced handgun loaded with 6 ballpoint ammos, 42 multi-color vials containing crack-cocaine, 4 bundles of suspected heroin stamped “NEXT LEVEL” in green ink and “ROLLS ROYCE” in red ink, and multiple empty multi-color crack cocaine vials.
Baker is being held at the Passaic County Jail pending a court hearing