A man and a woman from New York were arrested yesterday after New Jersey State Police stopped them for a traffic violation on the New Jersey Turnpike in Middlesex County and found 22 pounds of cocaine in the car.
Lt. Barry Roberson, a state police spokesman, said the cocaine was en route for distribution in the Camden and Philadelphia areas. Police said it had a street value of $400,000.
In addition to the drugs, authorities said they recovered $14,620 in cash and a stiletto from Israel Hernandez, 37, one of those arrested. Hernandez, of