GPD: 140 Bags of Heroin, $1500+ Cash Seized in Riverside Bust

Adam Rivera. Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

Adam Rivera. Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

On November 8, 2018 around 8:45am, undercover personnel conducting a narcotics investigation observed a subject of interest approach a residence on West View Place in Riverside.

Greenwich Police officers approached the subject, Adam Rivera, 29, of 1414 4th Avenue in Watervliet, NY and identified themselves.

Mr. Rivera was compliant and indicated to officers that he had heroin on his person and in his vehicle. He also admitted that he was delivering heroin to a local resident.

Police say 40 folds of suspected heroin were seized from Rivera, with an approximate weight of 27 grams (including packaging). They say 100 more folds of suspected heroin were seized from the vehicle with an approximate weight of 36 grams.

Cash in the amount of $1,515 was also found in the possession of Rivera and seized.

Rivera was charged with Criminal Attempt to Sell Narcotics, Illegal Possession and Possession with Intent to Sell.

Rivera posted a $1,000 bond and was assigned a court date in Stamford on Nov 26, 2018.

According to Lt John Slusarz, “Our narcotics team work really hard and this was a really good case. They did a lot of work on it over some time and were at the right place and the right time.”

“That’s 140 bags that won’t be in circulation,” Slusarz added.

Donald Hrnciar. Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

Donald Hrnciar. Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

The subject who was to receive the delivery was identified as Donald Hrnciar, 50, of 33 West View Place in Riverside. He was charged with Criminal Attempt to Possess Narcotics.

He was released on a PTA in Stamford Superior Court on Nov 26, 2018.