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Morris County Narcotics Task Force seize 300 grams of cocaine, 2 arrested

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – The Morris County Narcotics Task Force arrested two Passaic County men and seized 300 grams of cocaine, according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll.

The investigation by the Morris County Narcotics Task Force which resulted in the arrest of Edwin Robles, 36, and  Andy Maguino Moreno, 43, both of Paterson and the seizure of over 300 grams of cocaine, $14,000 in U.S. currency, and drug distribution materials, Carroll said.

Robles was charged with first-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, second-degree conspiracy to distribute cocaine, third-degree possession of cocaine, and third-degree money laundering.

Robles was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.

Moreno was charged with second-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, second-degree conspiracy to distribute cocaine, and third-degree possession of cocaine.

Maguino was released pending a court appearance.

Prosecutor Carroll thanks the following agencies for their assistance and commitment to the Narcotics Task Force: Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Division, Morris County Sheriff’s Office, Dover Police Department, Town of Boonton Police Department, and the Roxbury Police Department. The Morris County Sheriff’s Office and New Jersey State Police T.E.A.M.S. Unit contributed to the successful culmination of this investigation.

Roxbury Township Police Chief Dean Adone stated he is thankful for the continually strong working relationship between the Roxbury Police Department and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, and appreciates the outstanding effort all involved have put into this case.

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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