PHILLIPSBURG, NJ (Warren County) – A two-week long investigation into the alleged distribution of methamphetamine in Phillipsburg has led to the arrest of a Phillipsburg man, according to Warren County First Assistant Prosecutor Michael McDonald.
On Feb. 6, the Phillipsburg police, Washington Township Police, New Jersey State Police, Warren County Sheriff’s Department, Hackettstown Police, and the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant in Phillipsburg, McDonald said.
The alleged offenses occurred on various dates in January and February 2020, McDonald said.
Brandon Stone, 19, was charged with three counts of third-degree possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, three counts of third-degree distribution of methamphetamine, third-degree possession of methamphetamine, disorderly offense possession of marijuana, and disorderly offense possession of drug paraphernalia.
Stone was released pending a court appearance. The third-degree offenses carry a maximum of five years in state prison.
“The investigation remains active,” McDonald said.