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Haworth Police Sergeant Nabs 2 With Heroin, One With Warrant

Shawn Buckley, David Boralsky
Shawn Buckley, David Boralsky Photo Credit: MUGSHOTS: Courtesy HAWORTH PD

HAWORTH, N.J. -- A Haworth police sergeant who pulled over a commercial van for an obstructed license plate on Monday found its two Sussex County occupants carrying 30 bags of heroin and a hypodermic needle, authorities told Daily Voice.

Sgt. Thomas Smith stopped the vehicle on Sunset Avenue around 10:30 a.m., Lt. Michael Gracey said.

A quick check found that the driver -- identified as 27-year-old Shawn Buckley -- was on the suspended list and wanted on a warrant out of Union County, Gracey said.

A Bergen County Sheriff's K-9 unit was summoned and indicated drugs in the van, the lieutenant said.

Buckley and passenger David Boralski were processed at headquarters and taken to the Bergen County Jail -- Buckley on $25,000 bail and Boralski on $2,500.

Both are charged with heroin possession.

Buckley also is charged with distribution of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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