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Little Ferry police bust Ridgefield Park man with 65 heroin folds, needle

Photo Credit: Courtesy LITTLE FERRY PD

Little Ferry police armed with a search warrant said they found 65 folds of heroin and four hypodermic needles in the ceiling compartment of a car driven by Ridgefield Park man after he refused to allow them to search it.

Officer John Andronaco stopped 31-year-old Jamie Costa on Route 46 a week ago Friday for having a headlight out and no front license plate on his Vollkswagen Golf.

Costa, who had a fresh track mark on his arm, refused consent to search the car, Detective Ronald Klein Jr. told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .

Backup K-9 Officer Ronald Callahan and his partner, Laszlo, arrived moments later, and the dog indicated the presence of contraband on the passenger-side door, he said.

Costa was released on a summons and the vehicle was impounded.

After obtaining the search warrant on Tuesday, detectives found the drugs and needles, Klein said.

Costa posted $20,000 bail on charges of possessing both and failing to surrender drugs to police after turning himself in on Thursday.

MUGSHOT: Courtesy LITTLE FERRY PD

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