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Man arrested after multi-agency investigation in Morris County; cocaine, Xanax, steroids, methamphetamine seized

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A 39-year-old Hackettstown man was arrested following an investigation into the delivery of controlled dangerous substances via the United States Postal Service, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp said.

The investigation culminated on Sept. 2, when law enforcement officers from multiple agencies executed two search warrants in Washington Township, Morris County, which resulted in the seizure of approximately 45 grams of cocaine, approximately 97 pills of suspected alprazolam (Xanax), two vials of suspected anabolic steroids, and approximately seven grams of suspected methamphetamine. The methamphetamine was intercepted by the United States Postal Service, Knapp said.

Following the investigation, John F. Geiger was charged with second-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, third-degree possession of alprazolam with intent to distribute, third-degree possession of methamphetamine, third-degree possession of cocaine, third-degree possession of steroids, fourth-degree possession with intent to distribute drug paraphernalia, and disorderly persons offense possession of drug paraphernalia.

Geiger is currently being supervised by probation and is currently a Somerset County Drug Court participant. He is lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility, pending a detention hearing, Knapp said.

Washington Township Police Detective Bureau lead the investigation with assistance from the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Division, the Washington Township Police Department, and the United States Postal Inspection Service, Knapp 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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