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State Police Seize Weapons, High-Capacity Magazines, Heroin, Cocaine, Ecstasy, Pot

 

Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Bernard Porter, 46, Taevon Williams, 25, Kyet Horton, 42, Demetris Miner, 38, and Brandon Miner, 33, all of Trenton, N.J., for various drug and weapon offenses after a month-long investigation.

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In November, detectives with the New Jersey State Police Crime Suppression Central Unit began investigating various crimes in the Trenton area. Through various investigative means, detectives determined that Porter, Williams, Horton, Demetris Miner, and Brandon Miner were distributing drugs from a residence on Hoffman Avenue.

On Thursday, December 24, detectives with the Crime Suppression Central Unit, along with members of the State Police K-9 Unit, Opioid Enforcement Task Force, and Trenton Police Department executed a search warrant at the residence and arrested Porter, Williams, Horton, and Demetris and Brandon Miner. As a result of the search, detectives seized a stolen carbine assault rifle, a 9mm handgun, 3 high-capacity magazines, 14 pounds of marijuana, more than 710 ecstasy pills, 5 bricks of heroin, 5 grams of cocaine, and paraphernalia consistent with the packaging and preparation of drugs.

The suspects were charged with the following:

Bernard Porter

  • Unlawful possession of an assault rifle
  • Certain persons not to possess weapons
  • Possession of firearm during a CDS offense
  • Receiving stolen property

Taevon Williams

  • Unlawful possession of a handgun
  • Certain persons not to possess weapons
  • Possession of high-capacity magazines

Kyet Horton

  • Unlawful possession of an assault rifle
  • Certain persons not to possess a firearm
  • Possession of firearm during a CDS offense
  • Possession of ecstasy with intent to distribute
  • Possession of heroin with intent to distribute
  • Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute

Demetris Miner

  • Unlawful possession of an assault rifle
  • Certain persons not to possess a firearm
  • Possession of firearm during a CDS offense
  • Possession of ecstasy with intent to distribute
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute

Brandon Miner

  • Possession of marijuana

All suspects were lodged at the Mercer County Correctional Center pending a detention hearing.  The case is being prosecuted by the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office.

Charges are mere accusations, and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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