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Three Suspects Arrested in Drug Raid Near Livingston Avenue

NBPD Sieze Unspecified Amounts of Heroin, Weed, Along With Handgun, Ammo, & Cash
Wellington Place
Wellington Place was the scene of a somewhat large bust by city police on the night of September 18.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On Friday September 18 at approximately 11:15 pm, the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) arrested three people following a raid in the Fourth Ward.

The bust came as the result of a narcotics investigation that led authorities to 1 Wellington Place, located between Livingston and Joyce Kilmer Avenues.

The NBPD raided the home and arrested 39-year-old Javier Gonzales, 23-year-old Jonathan Gonzales, and 35-year-old Magdalena Zambrzycka, all of whom are New Brunswick residents.

The home is owned by Jose and Brunilda Gonzales, and they purchased it for $125,000 in 1994, according to property records.

According to the NBPD, detectives found and confiscated an unspecified amount of heroin, along with marijuana, a handgun, ammunition, drug paraphernalia, and cash.

Javier Gonzalez is being held on $150,000 bail, and was charged with:

  • possession of heroin
  • possession of heroin with the intent to distribute the same
  • possession of heroin with the intent to distribute within a 1000 feet of a school zone
  • unlawful possession of a handgun
  • certain persons prohibited from possessing a handgun
  • maintaining a fortified structure
  • conspiracy

Jonathan Gonzalez was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute within a 1000 feet of a school zone. His bail was set at $25,000.

Magdalena Zambrzycka was charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute within a 1000 feet of a school zone and unlawful possession of a handgun. Her bail was set at $75,000.