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Woman pleads guilty to heroin possession in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County woman has entered a guilty plea to possession of heroin, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Ashley Mizzer, 32, of Hopatcong pled guilty to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance before the Honorable N. Peter Conforti, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on November 8, Koch said.

According to Koch, Mizzer admitted to being in possession of heroin on July 3 in Hopatcong.

Mizzer is scheduled to be sentenced on January 7, 2022, Koch said.

The case was investigated by Sgt. Anthony Cirri of the Hopatcong Police Department. Mizzer was represented by Shaun Russell, Esq., and the State was represented by Assistant Prosecutor Donald F. Cox, Jr.

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