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Motor vehicle stop leads to two drug arrests in Wantage

  • Posted: April 19, 2011
  • Arrested: Colin Haurey and Tamarah Johnson, both age 18, both of Wantage, NJ.

On Friday, April 15, 2011, while assigned to community policing in Wantage Township, Sheriff’s Officer Haggerty performed a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle operated by Tamarah Johnson for an equipment violation. Further investigation by Sheriff’s Officer Haggerty revealed both occupants of the vehicle to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Sheriff’s Officer Haggerty took both Haurey and Johnson into custody. Johnson was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance in an amount of less than 1/2 ounce, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia, and several motor vehicle violations. Haurey was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance in an amount of less than 1/2 ounce and possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were given dates to appear in Wantage Township Municipal Court and released.

A charge is an accusation and all defendants are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty. If you have any questions regarding anything published herein, please contact the Public Information Office at 973.579.0865, ext. 2010.


Sheriff Michael Strada