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Pa. woman faces drug charges in Lopatcong Twp.

LOPATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A Pennsylvania woman is facing drug charges in Lopatcong Township.

Antoinette L. Smith, 27, of Bethlehem was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of hypodermic syringes and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On June 3, at around 7:44 p.m., police responded to the rear of St. Luke’s Hillcrest Professional Plaza for a report of a suspicious female possibly using a controlled dangerous substance, police said.

Officer located Smith and observed her seated on the ground with suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia on the ground beneath her, police said.

Smith allegedly admitted that the substance was in fact heroin, but denied ingesting any. She was also found in possession of several hypodermic needles, police said.

Smith was taken into custody and then charged. She was 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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