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Morris County man pleads guilty to oxycodone possession

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

Daniel Wendt, 30, of Boonton pled guilty to an accusation of third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on June 30, Koch said.

In pleading guilty, Wendt admitted to being in possession of Oxycodone on October 26, 2020, in Sparta Township, Koch said.

Wendt is scheduled to be sentenced on September 2, Koch said.

The case was investigated by Police Officer Michael Poon of the Sparta Township Police Department. Wendt was represented by Joseph P. DeMarco, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.

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