MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Two Warren County men are facing charges following a traffic stop Tuesday morning in Mount Olive Township.
On July 13, at 12:42 a.m., township police received a call from a family member stating Joseph K. Grosinski, 29, of Hackettstown took a 2006 Nissan without permission and they suspected he was using heroin, police said.
An officer was on Route 46 when he observed the vehicle matching the description. Police stopped the vehicle and came in contact with the driver, who was identified as Grosinski and the passenger, who was identified as Kevin Fenty, 31, of Port Murray. Both were asked to exit the vehicle for further investigation, police said.
The officer contacted a Morris County Sheriff’s K-9 to assist with the investigation. During the course of the investigation, police located a syringe with suspected heroin residue and a bundle of suspected heroin in the center console, police said.
Fenty also had an outstanding warrant from East Orange. Both were arrested and transported to police headquarters, police said.
Grosinski and Fenty were both charged with possession of heroin, possession of a syringe and possession of drug paraphernalia. Grosinski was additionally charged with taking vehicle without owner’s consent, unlicensed driver, suspended driver and CDS in a motor vehicle. East Orange provided Fenty with a new court date, police said.
Both were released pending court appearances.