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Man pleads guilty to heroin possession in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Pennsylvania man has entered a guilty plea to possession of heroin, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Michael Morgan, 25, of Beach Lake pled guilty to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Virtual Courtroom in Newton on October 12, Koch said.

According to Koch, Morgan admitted to being in possession of heroin after a motor vehicle stop was conducted.

Morgan is scheduled to be sentenced on December 2, Koch said.

Morgan was represented by Bruce C. Farrier Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Sally Anne Monkemeier.

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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