SECAUCUS, NJ – After reports that a home on Lincoln Avenue was being used to traffic and sell drugs, police began monitoring the home. After several weeks, police moved in on April 9th to arrest the suspected drug dealers.
“In March of 2022, the Secaucus Police Department’s Anti-Crime Unit received information that heroin was being sold from a residence on the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue,” Secaucus Police said. “The investigation culminated on April 9, 2022 when a search of the residence resulted in the seizure of more than 80 folds of suspected heroin, other items indicative of illicit drug distribution, and money believed to be the proceeds of criminal activity.”
According to police, a subsequent to the search of the residence, Jose Torres-Amaro, 52, and Samantha Enders, 26, both of Secaucus, were charged with possession of heroin with the intent to distribute. Additionally, Kim Enders, 53, of Secaucus was arrested for possessing a small quantity of heroin along with drug paraphernalia. David Enders, 52, of Secaucus was arrested after he was found in possession of five (5) fraudulent identifications.
“The Secaucus Police Department is committed to investigating all complaints of Vice Crimes to better the quality of life for the residents of Secaucus,” Chief Dennis Miller said. “I want to thank the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office K-9 for assisting in the execution of this search.”
Jose Torres-Amaro and Samantha Enders were both charged with Possession with the Intent to Distribute Heroin [2C:35-5b(3)], Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Dangerous Substance within 500 feet of Public Property [2C:35-7.1], Conspiracy to Possess with the Intent to Distribute Heroin [2C:5-2/2C:35-5b(3)], Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance [2C:35-10a(1)], and Possession with the Intent to Distribute Drug Paraphernalia [2C:36-3]. Jose Torres-Amaro was also charged with Money Laundering [2C:21-25a]. They were both lodged in the Hudson County Correctional Facility.
Kim Enders was charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance [2C:35-10a(1)] and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia [2C:36-2]. She was found to have an outstanding warrant from Montville Township with a bail in the amount of $200.00, which she posted and was released pending her first court appearance. David Enders was charged with five (5) counts of Possession of False Government Documents [2C:21-2.1(d)]