PARSIPPANY — The New Jersey State Police have arrested Justin Sarno, 31, Parsippany, and Angela Markoska, 26, Lake Hiawatha, and seized heroin and crack cocaine during a traffic stop.
On Saturday, January 5, at 4:36 p.m, troopers from Totowa Station stopped Sarno for a traffic violation at the intersection of Passaic Avenue and Daniel Road in Fairfield. During the traffic stop, troopers determined Sarno was under the influence and arrested him for DWI. After further investigation, troopers discovered Sarno and his passenger Markoska were in possession of heroin, crack cocaine, hypodermic needles, and drug paraphernalia.
Justin Sarno was charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, possession of hypodermic needles and DWI. Angela Markoska was charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, possession of hypodermic needles and possession of drug paraphernalia. Markoska and Sarno were lodged at Essex County Jail pending a detention hearing.
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