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Spring Valley man arrested on cocaine charge

PRINCETON — A Spring Valley man has been arrested on a felony drug charge by the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team (TRI-DENT).

Marcelus Britt, 34, was arrrested at about 1:42 p.m. July 24 by TRI-DENT agents after Britt sold about 1.1 grams of crack cocaine to an undercover agent in the parking lot of a Spring Valley business located in the 100 block of Fourth Street.

Britt was taken to the Spring Valley Police Department by Spring Valley Police where he was charged with the Class 1 felony of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, crack cocaine, and also with the Class A misdemeanor of resisting/obstructing a peace officer. Further charges are pending.

Britt’s bond was set at $70,000.

All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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