Man arrested after four-week long drug investigation in Hackettstown
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A four-week long investigation into the alleged distribution of drugs in Hackettstown has led to the arrest of an Essex County man, according to the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office.
On October 27, Yasin Carraway-Murphy, 31, of Irvington was arrested by members of the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force on heroin distribution charges, authorities said.
Carraway-Murphy was charged with two counts of third-degree distribution of heroin, and two counts of third-degree possession with intent to distribute heroin. He was released pending a court appearance, prosecutor’s office said.
The investigation was conducted by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, with the assistance of the Hackettstown Police Department, Mansfield Township Police Department, Washington Township Police Department (Warren County), and the New Jersey State Police.
The third degree offenses carry a maximum of five years New Jersey State Prison.