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Man Arrested on Rt. 280 for Alleged Possession, Distribution of Drugs

Bijit Menon, 33, of Flanders, arrested Jan. 15 around 8 p.m.

A 35-year-old Flanders man was arrested Jan. 15 on Route 280 for alleged possession and distribution of heroin and crack cocaine, West Orange Police said.

According to the report, Bijit Menon was stopped at around 8 p.m. while traveling west on the highway near Mount Pleasant Avenue. 

Menon was asked to exit his Ford pickup and appeared to be under the influence of narcotics, officials said.

Police searched Menon's truck and found what they believed to be heroin, bags of crack cocaine, a pipe with marijuana residue and a straw with powdery substance. 

Menon was arrested and charged with possession and distribution of crack cocaine and heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled-dangerous substance in a motor vehilce and non-functioning mantenance lamps. 

Menon was arrested and taken to police headquarters before being released pending a municipal court date.

Lori January 25, 2013 at 06:26 PM
Was he 33 or 35? What is a 'mantenance' lamp?
Ryan January 27, 2013 at 05:41 PM
It means one or more of his brake lights, tail lights, or head lights was out.
Marilyn Hepburn February 06, 2013 at 01:25 AM
it's sad cops harass and stop people who clearly have addictions while the big time dealers remain free and clear , it's all about money
Redemptionsong June 13, 2013 at 09:18 PM
this idiot just got arrested again on 6/3/13, processed at ECC on 6/12/13 for 5-10 pounds of pot & conspiracy. wtf. he had to have known he was already on someones radar for trafficking.
MRRRRRRRRRRRRR June 19, 2013 at 06:32 PM
How'd you get this information? It's not on the ECC website...
Redemptionsong July 07, 2013 at 04:21 PM
http://www.eccorrections.org/inmatelookup put in his name... and click on "released inmates" (someone just posted his 75k bail a couple days ago...)

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