Bridgeton police

BRIDGETON — Four city men were arrested Saturday during an investigation into drug activity near Elmer Street, police said.

Officers saw “numerous” drug deals, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. The department had received complaints of drug activity in the area.

Tybreem D. McNair, 29, of East Avenue, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute — crack cocaine, and possession of CDS — crack cocaine.

Alejandro Rivera, 43, of Commerce Street, was charged with possession of CDS — crack cocaine, and loitering for the purpose of purchasing CDS.

Edison J. Jenkins, 42, of Spruce Street, was charged with possession of CDS — crack cocaine, possession of CDS — marijuana, and contempt.

Victor J. Rodriguez, 41, also of Commerce Street, was charged with possession of CDS — crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and loitering for the purpose of purchasing CDS.

All four men were released on their own recognizance.

Contact: 609-272-7241

mbilinski@pressofac.com

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Staff Writer

My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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