- Associated Press - Friday, January 9, 2015

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - Police say they seized a kilogram of heroin and six pounds of marijuana during two traffic stops in marijuana.

Authorities say police pulled over 26-year-old Alexander Gomez in Elizabeth and found the heroin and two pounds of marijuana in his vehicle on Wednesday night.

Later in the evening, police say they stopped 36-year-old Lonnie Rios and found four pounds of marijuana and more than $11,600 after obtaining a search warrant for his Newark home.

Gomez and Rios are both charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute and other drug offenses. Each is held on $200,000 bail.

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