Cops from Lakehurst, New Jersey, recently charged a woman with defrauding the administration of a drug test, among other offenses. It all started on a recent Sunday afternoon. A cop stopped a motor vehicle for an alleged broken brake light. For reasons omitted by the news release, the cop searched the vehicle. Subsequently, he found methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or Molly), a syringe, drug paraphernalia, and a bottle of urine, per the news. The passenger allegedly admitted her plan to sell the urine to a friend. She allegedly told the cop the purpose was to help the friend pass a drug test. Read More
- possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance,
- cocaine possession,
- marijuana possession,
- oxycodone possession,
- maintaining a manufacturing facility,
- unlawful possession of a weapon, and
- possession of a defaced firearm.
Westampton cops charged a Delanco woman with using a forged prescription to get painkillers. Indeed, they arrested the woman at a CVS where she allegedly presented a forged script for oxycodone and, previously, Xanax. The authorities charged the woman with forgery, fraudulently obtaining CDS (prescription medication), and attempting to obtain CDS (prescription medication) by fraud.
WebMD dot com provides these warning signs of painkiller addiction. They are:
- Thinking alot about your medication
- Taking different amounts than prescribed by your doctor
- Doctor shopping
- Getting painkillers from other sources
- Long term painkiller use
- Getting angry when someone tries to talk about it Read more
Gloucester Township police arrested 13 people after a two-month “drug house” investigation, per patch dot com. But apparently the house was actually an apartment, not a house. Indeed, detectives and the Gloucester Township Police Special Response Team (SWAT) executed a search warrant at the Fairways Apartment Complex. While at the scene investigating, police arrested 10 people with loitering to obtain or distribute CDS. Additionally, the cops charged three primary suspects with more serious crimes after they seized:
- over 250 bags of alleged heroin,
- a quantity of alleged marijuana,
- a quantity of alleged fentanyl patches,
- 118 alleged prescription pills,
- and over $12,000 in cash.
The expression “routine traffic stop” did not make George Carlin’s list of humorous oxymorons. Despite the wide-spread use of this idiom, there is nothing routine about any traffic stop. This is so for the police as well as citizens. Neither knows what will unfold during the encounter. And that is one reason no contact with the police is the best contact.Indeed, a recent traffic stop reported by nj dot com illustrates the point. The traffic stop led Lower Township police to arrest two men for outstanding warrants. Additionally, the cops found alleged heroin, a hypodermic needle, and other unspecified drugs and paraphernalia, per the news.
Drug paraphernalia, N.J.S.A. 2c:36-1
- planting, propagating, cultivating, growing,
- harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting,
- producing, processing, preparing, testing,
- analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing,
- containing, concealing, ingesting, inhaling,
- or otherwise introducing into the human body
- a controlled dangerous substance, controlled substance analog or toxic chemical
- in violation of the provisions of chapter 35 of this title.
Cranford cops charged three men with crimes on New Year’s Day, 2017, per the news. During a car stop, the cops allegedly found cocaine, marijuana, and a handgun in the 2007 Toyota. Consequently, the cops charged the men with various CDS and weapons offenses. Additionally, they charged the driver with careless driving, driving with a suspended license, and drug possession by motor vehicle operator.
Controlled Dangerous Substance Definitions
Administer means the direct application of a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of a patient or research subject by: (1) a practitioner (or, in his presence, by his lawfully authorized agent), or (2) the patient or research subject at the lawful direction and in the presence of the practitioner.
Agent means an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser but does not include a common or contract carrier, public warehouseman, or employee thereof.
Controlled dangerous substance means Read more
Fair Lawn Police charged a man with marijuana possession, and other crimes, per patch dot com. First, the cops found alleged marijuana in a car near a school. Later, they seized a bag with more than six ounces of suspected weed in the man’s home, per the news. Read more