2 arrested after six-week long drug investigation in Phillipsburg
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ (Warren County) – A six-week long investigation into the alleged distribution of heroin and methamphetamine in Phillipsburg has led to the arrest of two Phillipsburg men, according to Warren County Prosecutor James Pfeiffer.
On March 12, the Phillipsburg Police Department, the Washington Township Police Department, the New Jersey State Police, the Hackettstown Police Department, and the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Unit executed a narcotics search warrant in Phillipsburg, Pfeiffer said.
As a result of execution of the search warrant, methamphetamine and heroin were seized, Pfeifer said.
Jeffrey Wolfe, 36, was charged with two counts of third-degree possession of heroin, two counts of third-degree distribution of heroin, three counts of third-degree possession with the intent to distribute less than one-half ounce of heroin, and one count of third-degree distribution of less than one-half ounce of
Joshua Rivera, 36, was charged with one count of third0degree possession of methamphetamine.
Each third-degree offense carries a maximum term of imprisonment of five years and/or a fine of $35,000 for possession and $75,000 for distribution or possession with the intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance.