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2 people arrested in Clinton Twp. drug investigation

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A narcotic investigation has led to the arrest of two Bergen County residents on January 6, according to acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael Williams.

A joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office’s Narcotics Task Force and the Clinton Township Police Department has led to the arrest of Daniel Weber, 35, of Westwood and Jessica Lodge, 36, of Paramus, Williams said.

Weber was charged with third-degree possession with Intent to distribute Xanax, third-degree conspiracy to distribute, fourth-degree possession of a substance to defraud a drug test and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was allegedly in possession of 422 Xanax pills at the time of his arrest, Williams said.

Lodge was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia, Williams said.

Both were released on their own recognizance and are due back in Hunterdon County Superior Court for their first court appearance, Williams said.

“This investigation is ongoing and is being prosecuted by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office,” Williams said.

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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