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Woman arrested after five-week long drug investigation in Phillipsburg

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ (Warren County) – A five-week long investigation into the alleged distribution of of heroin and methamphetamine in Phillipsburg has led to the arrest of a 41-year-old Warren County woman, according to the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office.

The Warren County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, Phillipsburg Police Department and The New Jersey State Police recently executed a search warrant at Patricia Haasz’s residence on North Main Street in Phillipsburg, authorities said.

Subsequently an arrest warrant for Haasz was issued for the distribution of CDS. As a result of the search warrant, law enforcement recovered methamphetamine, heroin, and assorted drug paraphernalia within the residence, the prosecutor’s office said.

Haasz was charged with two counts of third-degree possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and third-degree distribution of methamphetamine.

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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