26 arrested in central New Jersey heroin raid (PHOTOS)

Derek Fuqua and Kevin Harrell
April 25, 2013 7:27:41 AM PDT
Police across New Jersey have arrested 26 people on charges stemming from a 12-month investigation into a heroin distribution network.

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Authorities say two of the suspects, Derek Fuqua and Kevin Harrell, of Piscataway, used family and friends to distribute the drug in Middlesex, Union, Somerset, Mercer, Monmouth and Hudson counties.

Authorities say most of the heroin was found in homes in Piscataway and New Brunswick.

The pair are charged with leading a narcotic network, maintaining a drug production facility, possession of heroin and distributing heroin.

The operation started at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday and ended with more than two dozen arrests.

State Police Superintendent Col. Rick Fuentes says more than $250,000 in drugs, about $150,000 in cash, six guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were seized.

Those charged are:

Derek Fuqua, 35, of Piscataway
Charges: Leader of Narcotic Network, Maintaining a Production Facility, Possession of Heroin, Distribution of Heroin, Possession Stolen Firearm, Money Laundering

Kevin Harrell, 34, of Piscataway
Charges: Leader of Narcotic Network, Maintaining a Production Facility, Possession of Heroin, Distribution of Heroin

Jenneffer Morfa, 26, of New Brunswick
Charges: Maintaining a Production Facility, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Possession of Heroin, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Certain Persons not to Possess Weapons

Rashaun Bryant, 31, Edison
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Maintaining a Production Facility, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Possession of a Weapon

Samone English, 36, of Edison
Charges: Maintaining a Production Facility, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Trevis Thomas, 23, Jersey City
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Maintaining a Production Facility, Poss. of Heroin w/Intent to Distribute within 500 feet of a school zone

Andre Childs, 26, of East Windsor
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Distribute within 500 feet of a school zone

Tamara Reichard, 20, Piscataway
Charges: Possession of a Weapon, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Money Laundering

Cynthia Fuqua, 51, New Brunswick
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Possession of Hollow Point Ammunition, Maintaining a fortified premises

Kenneth Harrell, 37, of Piscataway
Charges: Possession of Heroin Possession with Intent to Distribute

Tagie Styles, 19, of Piscataway
Charges: Possession of Heroin, Possession with Intent to Distribute

Tyquan Fuqua, 21, of New Brunswick
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Possession of Heroin, Possession with Intent to Distribute

Chanell Virgil, 35, of Piscataway
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

James Fuqua, 53, of New Brunswick
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Possession of Heroin

James Smith, 29, of New Brunswick
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Eddie Wall, 42, of Jersey City
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Lateefah Fuqua, 30, of South Brunswick
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Johnny Totten, 37, of North Brunswick
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Brannon Middleton, 35, of Neptune
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Rahim Fuqua, 29, of Burlington
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Allen Coleman, 54, of New Brunswick
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute

Lonnie Brittion, 33, of New Brunswick
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Jazmine Styles, 25, of Somerset
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Shakera Styles, 34, of Piscataway
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

Lonell Brown, 36 of Piscataway
Charges: Outstanding Warrants

Male Juvenile, 17, of Piscataway
Charges: Juv. Possession of Heroin, Possession with Intent to Distribute


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