A restaurateur and bartender are facing drug charges after police seized more than six pounds of marijuana from them during a motor vehicle stop in Fort Lee.
Abel Marquez-Mesa, 62 of Roselle, and Dorka Nova, 33 of Jersey City, were arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute -- a second-degree crime, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo said.
The arrests were the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor=s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.
Nova and Mesa were released pending a first appearance court date at Central Judicial Processing next month.
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