Officers from the Fourth Precinct observed a male pull his car into a private driveway on Pearl Street. Another male exited the home and the officers observed a drug transaction in the car. The two male subjects then drove away in the car and travelled eastbound on Atlantic Ave. Officers conducted a traffic stop of the car, which also had a suspended registration. Officers observed a minor in the back of the vehicle with no child restraint seat. Officers then recovered 3 bags of heroin. Both subjects were placed under arrest for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. The minor was released to a family member who responded to scene.
The driver was also charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and multiple vehicle and traffic law violations.