Woman Accused of Selling Xanax, Percocet to Undercover Cop in Hillsdale, NJ
The 47-year-old suspect, who reportedly has addresses in both Hillsdale and New Milford, allegedly conducted three drug deals with the undercover cop.
The third deal reportedly took place in Hillsdale NJ. According to authorities, a detective with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force arranged to meet the suspect for a drug buy.
When the suspect and the undercover cop met, the suspect allegedly sold him 60 Percocet pills and 25 Xanax pills.
Police later seized the drugs. It is believed that the prescription drugs have a street value of approximately $1,000.
After allegedly completing the third drug transaction with the undercover detective, the suspect was placed under arrest in Hillsdale, NJ. She has been charged with distribution of prescription drugs.
If the suspect is ultimately convicted on the drug distribution charges, she faces severe penalties. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10.5, anyone who possesses with intent to distribute between 5 and 99 Xanax pills can be charged with a third degree felony. A conviction for third degree distribution of Xanax could result in a sentence of 3-5 years in New Jersey State Prison, as well as a fine of up to $200,000.
After being placed under arrest and processed, the suspect was transported to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, NJ. She was being held at the jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.
To learn more about this case, go to the NJ.com article entitled “Woman Sold Drugs to Undercover Detective, Prosecutor Says.”