Hoboken Heroin Cartel Busted

Saw a noteworthy Hoboken-related story in the “Local News” links (on the bottom of the right sidebar)…

Now where will the local addicts get their smack? Will this cause the criminal superhighway to calm down a bit? That sure would be nutty.

Hudson Drug Ring Busted

Three leaders of a Hoboken-based drug ring that moved up to 20,000 bags of heroin through Hudson County each week were living the high life on drug profits, officials said.

smack.jpgBut all three pleaded guilty today to federal drug crimes carrying sentences of up to 25 years in prison, officials said.

Jose Nutty Gonzalez, 25, of Third Street in Union City, Rory Praylow, 28, of Jackson Street in Hoboken, and Manuel Murder Suarez, 31, of Palisade Avenue in Jersey City, pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan this morning, officials said.

They were among eight people busted after the six-month investigation that came to a head last March 6, Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio said.

Just after midnight that day, Hoboken police, working with the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and the Hudson County Prosecutors Office, spotted leaders of the cartel meeting at the Hess Station on 14th Street in Hoboken, reports said.

Read the entire story in Thursday’s Journal.

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still going by the Mayan calendar ‘Racer?


[quote comment=”10663″]A constant work in progress. I guess I should just close 411 down instead. There are way too many great Hoboken websites out there. :lol:[/quote]

But Hoboken411, aren’t you suppose to wait until December 23, 2012 to close down this site? I mean, that’s supposed to be the end of the world, I think.


there’s a white, crystalline substance falling from the sky…i think it’s heroin…


[quote comment=”10663″]I guess I should just close 411 down instead.[/quote]

That, or, to paraphrase Tony bourdain, just make the button! :mrgreen:

Very nice. I am happy, you may carry on with the fine work.


Quite good. Quite good.