For Immediate Release – May 6, 2013

John Holl
Union County Prosecutor’s Office

State v. Wayne Evans

Wayne Evans of Newark, NJ was stopped by Hillside Police Officer Anthony D’Amore on March 4, 2010 on Liberty Avenue. A subsequent search of his vehicle by Officer John Leschko revealed Mr. Evans to be in possession of 20.04 grams of cocaine.

Mr. Evans, represented by Muhammad Bashir, Esq. was tried before the Honorable William A. Daniel, J.S.C., and a jury on April 24, 2013. On May 2, 2013 at approximately 12:15 p.m., defendant was found guilty of Possession of CDS 3˚ Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute 2˚ and Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute within 1000’ of a School Zone, 3˚. Representing the State in these proceedings was Assistant Prosecutor Robert J. Cino.