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Man gets probation for oxycodone possession in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sparta Township man was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to possession of oxycodone, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Rory J. Mahon, 29, was sentenced before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Virtual Sussex County Courtroom in Newton on December 10, Koch said.

Mahon was sentenced to two years probation, along with the standard conditions of probation, he must also complete a TASC evaluation or substance abuse evaluation and follow any and all recommendations per probation, continue treatment, submit a DNA sample, undergo random urine monitoring, and pay $1,205 in fines and fees, Koch said.

He pled guilty on August 30, 2021 to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, Koch said.

Mahon was found to be in possession of oxycodone, without a valid prescription, by Hopatcong Police who were responding to a disturbance call at QuickChek, Koch said.

Mahon was represented by Travis J. Tormey Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.

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