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Two face drug, violating executive order charges in Byram Township

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – Two people are facing several charges including violating Governor Murphy’s executive order after police investigated an alleged shoplifting incident in Byram Township Monday.

On May 11, township police responded to the QuickChek, located on Route 206, after an off-duty Stanhope-Netcong First Aid Squad member observed a female shoplifting items from the store, police said.

When police arrived, the officers were advised that the suspects had already left and a short while later, the vehicle was found, and officers made contact with Jarod Rieth and Melinda A. Molnar, police said.

During a police investigation, it was determined that Molnar attempted to steal items from QuickChek and both were in possession of hypodermic syringes and a glass smoking device used to smoke crack-cocaine, police said.

Both were released from the scene and later charged.

Molnar was charged with violation of an executive order, shoplifting, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a hypodermic syringe.

Rieth was charged with violation of an executive order, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a hypodermic syringe.

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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