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Morris County man arrested after months-long drug investigation; drugs, and money seized

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Police arrested a Hanover Township man after a months-long drug investigation on Friday, Dec. 8, according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll.

Anthony Dello-Russo, 27, was charged with second-degree possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, third-degree possession of cocaine, second-degree possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, third-degree possession of marijuana, and third-degree money laundering.

Over the past several months, members of several law enforcement agencies jointly conducted an investigation into Dello-Russo concerning the alleged unlawful distribution of controlled dangerous substances, Carroll said.

On Dec. 8, detectives from the agencies seized over one-half ounce of suspected cocaine, over five pounds of marijuana, and over $51,000 in cash during a coordinated law enforcement operation, Carroll said.

Dello-Russo was charged and then lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a first court appearance, Carroll said.

Anyone with information related to this investigation, is encouraged to call the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200.

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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