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Sussex County man allegedly solicited prostitution to employee at McDonald’s drive-thru

FRANKLIN BOROUGH, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man is facing several charges after he allegedly solicited prostitution to an employee he met in the McDonald’s drive-thru, according to Franklin Borough Police Chief Gregory M. Cugliari.

The incident happened on Sept. 9 at the McDonald’s, located on Route 23, in Franklin Borough, Cugliari said.

A McDonald’s manager reported that a man, later identified as Terrence O’Leary, 64, of Hardyston, made contact with a male employee, who he had just met in the McDonald’s drive-thru and allegedly solicited prostitution, specifically by giving the employee marijuana and $100.00, with a hand written note, Cugliari said.

On Thursday, Sept. 12, detectives made contact with O’Leary whose residence is listed in Hardyston however uses a Franklin mailing address. He was arrested for distribution of marijuana, distribution of marijuana within a school zone, and prostitution charges, Cugliari said.

Following the execution of a search warrant by detectives on Sept. 12, more than an ounce and less than five pounds of marijuana, other controlled dangerous substances, drug paraphernalia and just under $18,000 in United States Currency were allegedly recovered at his residence, Cugliari said.

Oleary was additionally charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a controlled dangerous substance, Cugliari said.

Jay Edwards

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