Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Man Arrested for Possessing Over 3000 Pills

Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Seyed Shirinpour (46) of Totowa, N.J. for possessing a prescription legend drug with intent to distribute, possessing a Schedule IV controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, and possessing a Schedule IV controlled dangerous substance. The arrest occurred on July 10, 2012 at approximately 6:30 P.M.

At that time, the Fairfield Police Department was called to the LaQuinta hotel, located onTwo Bridges Road, on a report of a man who was semi-conscious and was feeling faint. Officers arrived to allegedly find Shirinpour in a chair on the outside of the hotel being assisted by another guest of the hotel. They immediately began to treat his condition; however Shirinpour was unable to communicate with the officers.

In an attempt to determine what may have caused the medical condition of the victim, the officers proceeded to check Shirinpour’s hotel room where they allegedly discovered an assortment of approximately 3800 pills, There were allegedly eight different types of pills with 875 of them preliminarily being identified as Xanax, a Schedule IV controlled dangerous substance. Identification of the other items are pending submission to the New Jersey State Police for lab analysis.

Shirinpour was transported directly to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, N.J. for treatment and remained under police guard until approximately 8 A.M. on July 11, 2012. He was then released on his own recognizance. The case will be referred to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office for prosecution.

 

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