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NJ State Police arrest 2, seize 110 bags of heroin during traffic stop in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – New Jersey State Police have arrested two men and seized 110 bags of heroin during a traffic stop Thursday morning in Mount Olive Township.

Dante Desadario, 21, of Manalapan, NJ was charged with with driving while intoxicated.

Joseph Serpe, 37, of Staten Island, NY was charged with possession of heroin, criminal under the influence, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On July 23, at 12:11 a.m., troopers from Netcong Station stopped Desadario for a traffic violation on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive Township. During the stop, troopers determined Desadario was under the influence and arrested him for DWI, state police said.

After further investigation, troopers discovered Serpe was in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested without incident, state police said.

Serpe and Desadario were charged and released pending a court appearance.

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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