On Tuesday at 9:25 p.m., narcotics detectives saw Francis Logan Jr., 46, of West 29th Street come out of his house and engage in an illegal drug transaction with another man who had pulled into his driveway, Bayonne Lt. Jeremy Sullivan said.
When the other man — later identified as Eugene Kaminetsky, 22, of Morganville — left Logan’s home in his car, police followed him and pulled him over, Sullivan said.
Seeing that police officers had stopped his car, Kaminetsky swallowed three pills, Sullivan said. But upon unlocking his car, Kaminetsky immediately began to cry and admitted he had swallowed oxycodone pills, and that they had cost him $60, Sullivan said.
Police said he was also found with a suboxone pill. Kaminetsky was then arrested on the charges of drug possession and tampering with evidence, Sullivan said.
Meanwhile, Logan had gone into his house, and police didn’t have a warrant to arrest him at that time, Sullivan said.
On Thursday, while police were looking for him, Logan turned himself into police headquarters at 9:30 p.m., at which point he was charged with possessing and distributing the drugs he sold to Kaminetsky, as well as distribution within 1,000 feet of Bayonne High School, according to Sullivan.
Sullivan said Logan was then taken to the Hudson County jail in Kearny on a cash-only bail of $100,000. Kaminetsky’s bail was not immediately available.
In his prior arrest, on Feb. 26, officers stopped Logan’s car at 33rd Street and Route 440 and found a bottle of oxycodone prescribed to someone else, a white chunk of suspected cocaine, 100 sticks of suspected Xanax, and nine additional suspected Xanax pills, police said at the time.