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Pa. woman caught with 389 folds of heroin gets 3 years probation

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Pennsylvania woman was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to possession of heroin, prosecutor’s office said.

Heather R. James, 41, of Hawley was sentenced before the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on September 26.

James was pulled over, in January, by Sparta Police for a motor vehicle violation and was found to be in possession of 389 folds of heroin. She pled guilty on June 18 to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, a crime of the third degree.

James was sentenced to three years probation on condition she undergo a TASC evaluation and follow all recommendations, submit a DNA sample, complete 75 hours of community service and pay $1,387.00 in court fines and fees.

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