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Drug Squad Nabs Newark Firefighter

Charged With Distributing

AN OFF-DUTY NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, FIREFIGHTER was arrested Monday and charged with drug possession and distribution, it was disclosed Friday.  The Newark Star-Ledger reports:

Detectives had been tipped off that Paul Andrade, 33, had been selling marijuana in the city’s Ironbound section and began an investigation, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray.

Andrade, of Newark, was arrested Monday and found with a quantity of marijuana, said Murray. They then searched his 2010 Jaguar and his house in the Ironbound, where more marijuana was found.

Andrade has been on the Newark FD for about five years.

Full story in the Star-Ledger HERE.

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