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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.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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