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Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Morris County woman

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Mount Olive Township Police charged a Morris County woman after a traffic stop led to the alleged discovery of THC oil and heroin.

Dana Genovese, 54, of Mount Arlington was charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance schedule I-IV, possession of paraphernalia, failure to signal turn, and possession of controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

On Feb. 15, at 9:21 p.m., a township officer observed a 2012 Chevrolet traveling from Netcong Road onto Woodland Avenue and fail to signal its turn. The officer then stopepd the vehicle in the area of the Trading Post, police said.

The officer Slinger made contact with the driver, who was identified as Genovese. Through the course of the investigation, she was found to have a vape pen containing suspected THC Oil on her person and a subsequent search of the vehicle yielded a glassine fold of suspected heroin, police said.

Genovese was then arrested and 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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