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Maple Shade Township Police Department
Wednesday November 8th, 2023 :: 01:25 p.m. EST


Man arrested at residence in Maple Shade on Drug and Weapons charges.

November 8, 2023

For Immediate Release

Chief Christopher Fletcher announces the arrest of one individual for possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of Maple Shade High School, and illegal possession of a firearm.

Jewhiz Perido, of Maple Shade, was arrested at a residence on the 100 block of Frederick Ave in the early morning hours on November 8, 2023. During the investigation and subsequent arrest, a quantity of suspected crystal methamphetamine, a scale and packaging products consistent with narcotics distribution, a .45 caliber semi-automatic firearm and over a thousand dollars were seized. Perido was charged with 1st degree possession of CDS with intent to distribute, intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school, unlawful possession of a firearm and other related drug offenses, and transported to the Burlington County Jail on a warrant.

The Maple Shade Police Department was assisted in the investigation and arrest by the Drug Enforcement Administration (NJ Division – Camden Resident Office), New Jersey State Police TEAMS Unit,
Gloucester Township Police and Haddon Heights Police Department.

Every person accused of a crime is presumed to be innocent until their guilt is established beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Maple Shade Township Police Department
200 N Stiles Ave
Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052

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