FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2021
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Irvington Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Kevin Brown, 48, and Tyesha St-Louis, 42, both of Irvington, N.J., for various drug and weapons offenses and seized heroin, cocaine, and oxycodone.
During a month-long investigation, detectives with the New Jersey State Police Crime Suppression North Unit began investigating the sale of narcotics within Irvington Township, Essex County. Through various investigative means, detectives determined that Tyesha St-Louis was distributing drugs from a residence on Tremont Terrace in Irvington.
On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, detectives with the Crime Suppression North Unit, along with members of the State Police K-9 Unit and T.E.A.M.S North Unit, executed a search warrant at the residence. As a result of the search, detectives seized 2 assault rifles, a handgun, approximately 6.5 grams of cocaine, approximately 136 oxycodone pills, and approximately 83 grams of heroin.
The suspects were charged with the following:
Kevin C. Brown
Tyesha A. St-Louis
Both suspects were initially lodged at the Essex County Jail. Following detention hearings, Brown was ordered detained pending trial and St-Louis was released subject to pretrial monitoring conditions. The case is being prosecuted by the Division of Criminal Justice.
Charges are mere accusations, and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.
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