HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Passaic County woman was charged after allegedly injecting medication into a victim’s food, causing illness, police said.
On March 29, at around 9:29 a.m., police took a report from the victim in reference to suspicious activity that occurred at the victim’s residence. It was reported that the victim had been feeling ill and didn’t know the cause of the symptoms, police said.
Through a police investigation it was determined that Sujata Prasad, 46, of Wayne used a syringe to inject Gabapentin, which is an anticonvulsant and analgesic medication, into the victim’s food, police said.
Prasad was charged on October 28 with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. She has a pending court appearance, police said.