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NJ State Police arrest 2 and seize $820 worth of drugs during traffic stop

FAIRFIELD, NJ (Essex County) – New Jersey State Police arrest two Morris County residents and seize $820 worth of drugs during a traffic stop, state police said.

Justin Sarno, 31, of Parsippany was charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, possession of hypodermic needles and DWI.

Angela Markoska, 26, of Lake Hiawatha was charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, possession of hypodermic needles and possession of drug paraphernalia

On Saturday, troopers from Totowa Station stopped Sarno for a traffic violation at the intersection of Passaic Avenue and Daniel Road in Fairfield, state police said.

During the traffic stop, troopers determined Sarno was allegedly under the influence and arrested him for DWI, state police said.

After further investigation, troopers discovered Sarno and his passenger Markoska were in possession of heroin, crack cocaine, hypodermic needles, and drug paraphernalia, state police said.

Both were were lodged in the Essex County Jail pending a detention hearing.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

(Photo: Justin Sarno/Courtesy New Jersey State Police)
(Photo: Angela Markoska/Courtesy New Jersey Sate Police)