Jersey City police officers said they smelled a strong odor of PCP as they approached a vehicle on Thursday and arrested the two Essex County men inside on multiple drug counts.
Tyree O. Thomas, 23, of East Orange, and Ikeef S. Jenkins, 37, of Newark, are charged with possession of two bottles containing the residue of suspected PCP as well as three cigarettes, the criminal complaint says, adding that cigarettes are commonly used to dip in PCP.Ikeef S. Jenkins, 37, of Newark, appears in court in Jersey City Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, on PCP related charges. Michaelangelo Conte | The Jersey Journal
The pair are also charged with possession with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of School 14, located at 153 Union St., and within 500 feet of Virginia Avenue Park, the complaint says.Both men made their first appearance on the charges in Criminal Justice Reform Court in Jersey City on Friday via video link from Hudson County jail in Kearny. At the hearing, they were ordered released with various conditions of supervision pending trial.
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