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Pa. man accused of possessing 100 folds of suspected heroin

SPARTA TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A Pennsylvania man is facing several charges after police allegedly find heroin during a traffic stop in Sparta Township.

Jacob Parry, 32, of Lords Valley was charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of hypodermic needles, under the influence of heroin, DWI, careless driving, unclear plates, cracked windshield and CDS in a motor vehicle.

On Oct. 2 at around 11:15 p.m., a township officer stopped a blue Ford travelling north on Route 15 for not having operable plate lights, police said.

While speaking to the driver, who was identified as Parry, the officer suspected that he might be under the influence of a narcotic substance, police said.

Parry was asked to perform field sobriety tests and after the tests, he was arrested for DWI, police said.

Officers allegedly located six hypodermic needles and 100 wax folds of heroin, stamped UGLY, in the vehicle.

Parry’s was lodged in the Keogh Dwyer Correctional Facility 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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