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Morris County woman sentenced for possessing heroin and alprazolam

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Morris County woman was sentenced for possessing heroin and alprazolam, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Michele Moran, 28, of Pequannock was sentenced before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on March 11, Koch said.

Moran, 28, of Pequannock, was sentenced to two years of probation.  She was given two days of jail credit and ordered to submit to a TASC evaluation and continue treatment, to follow any and all recommendations made from the evaluation and treatment, complete 25 hours of community service work, submit a DNA sample and pay fines and fees totaling $1,205, Koch said.

Moran was in possession of heroin and alprazolam in Vernon Township on September 1, 2020 and pled guilty on February 3 to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, Koch said.

Moran was represented by Robert Biagiotti, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.

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