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September 2014 Archives

New Jersey man in virtual pharmacy case

A 29-year-old New Jersey man is facing drugs and weapons charges related to allegations that he ran a virtual pharmacy. On June 6, the man was stopped by authorities for allegedly driving erratically. Authorities say that a K-9 unit found a number of drugs in the man's car at that time as well as more than $4,500 in cash. A search of the man's New Milford apartment reportedly resulted in the discovery of more drugs, blank prescription pads and weapons. A grand jury indicted the man on the charges in September.

New Jersey man taken into custody on drug charges

A 47-year-old man was taken into custody at 1 p.m. on Sept. 22 for allegedly distributing Oxycodone and Buprenorphine in a public housing complex and near a school. He was charged with three counts of possession of the pills with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of public property and 500 feet within a school. During a court appearance on Sept. 23, he was ordered held on $50,000 bail.

New Jersey officer credited with helping break up drug ring

Authorities say that 16 people were taken into custody on drug possession charges following information being supplied by a Morristown police officer. The information led to a five-month probe that involved 23 law enforcement agencies and netted the suspected drug traffickers. One interesting aspect of the case to police was that most of those taken into custody were over the age of 40, with the oldest in custody being a 69-year-old man.

New Jersey man charged with drug offenses following traffic stop

On Aug. 28, a New Jersey man was charged with multiple drug offenses after the police conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle. According to the report, the traffic stop occurred at approximately 8:13 p.m. after he was observed speeding near West Front and Richardson streets in Florence.