ShopRite Worker Selling Crack Cocaine While Working


HANOVER — After receiving information that an individual was selling crack cocaine while working his job at ShopRite, Hanover Township Detective Dominic Kaiser initiated an undercover investigation into Andres Prudencio-Hernandez, 27, Morristown.

Detectives and officers from Hanover Township monitored his activity over the course of a month, and on September 17, 2020 officers from the Hanover Police conducted simultaneous search warrants on both Prudencio-Hernandez at ShopRite and at his home in Morristown.

Following the execution of those warrants, Prudencio-Hernandez was charged in Hanover Township with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of CDS, and hindering one’s apprehension.

He was additionally charged in Morristown with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Andres Prudencio-Hernandez was released pending his court date.

Editor’s Note: An arrest or the signing of a criminal complaint is merely an accusation.  Despite this accusation, the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until he or she has been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.