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State Police Arrest Man for DWI and Seize Heroin

By rlsmetro on
New Jersey

The New Jersey State Police have arrested Mr. Dante Desadario, 21, of Manalapan, N.J., and Mr. Joseph Serpe, 37, of Staten Island, N.Y., and seized 110 bags of heroin during a traffic stop earlier today.

Police say at approximately 12:11 a.m., troopers from Netcong Station stopped Desadario for a traffic violation on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive Township, Morris County.

According to police, during the stop, troopers determined Desadario was under the influence and arrested him for DWI.

After further investigation, troopers discovered Serpe was in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested without incident.

Joseph Serpe was charged with possession of heroin, criminal under the influence, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police charged Desadario with DWI. Both were released pending a court appearance.

Charges are mere accusations and the accused is considered innocent until proven guilty.