MERCER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICERS ARREST FUGITIVE MANUEL ALICEA, JR.
MERCER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICERS AND U.S. MARSHALS TASK FORCE ARREST FUGITIVE MANUEL ALICEA, JR.
-OVER 2500 PACKETS OF SUSPECTED HEROIN RECOVERED-
During the early morning hours of December 7, 2018, members of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Marshals Service NY / NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Mercer County fugitive MANUEL ALICEA JR.
Alicia, 25, known to be a Ewing/Trenton area resident, was located inside a dwelling on the 700 block of 8th Avenue in Galloway Township (Atlantic County), New Jersey.
MANUEL ALICEA, JR
Alicea had four (4) outstanding bench warrants issued in Mercer County Superior Court for unlawful possession of a handgun, two (2) counts of theft, and receiving stolen property. At the time of his arrest, Alicea was found to be in possession of 2,550 packets or approximately $10,000 worth of suspected heroin, along with smaller quantities of suspected cocaine.
“The apprehension of Manuel Alicea and his large stash of heroin marks just one more successful arrest made through our joint efforts with the US Marshals Service,” said Sheriff Jack Kemler. It shows that the Sheriff’s Office is committed to fighting the drug epidemic here in Mercer County and throughout the state,” added Kemler.
Alicea was charged with narcotics offenses and lodged in the Atlantic County jail pending a court appearance.
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