Cops: Mendham Boro Woman Had Heroin, Pills
The following information was provided by the Mendham Township Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
A 29-year-old Mendham Borough resident was stopped for speeding and arrested and charged with numerous drug offenses over the weekend, Mendham Township Police said.
According to police, Patrolman Matthew Ambrosi conducted a motor vehicle stop of a 2012 Toyota for speeding on Cold Hill Road on Saturday.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Mendham Borough resident Lauren Kestner, police said. Ambrosi, a certified drug recognition expert, observed evidence of recent drug use and requested and was granted consent to search, police said.
During the search, Ambrosi discovered multiple glassine packets containing heroin and several syringes, police said.
Police said Ambrosi also found multiple varieties of prescription pills that Kestner could not produce a prescription for.
Kestner was arrested and transported back to MTPD HQ for processing where she was charged with possession of heroin, possession of hypodermic syringes, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of prescription legend drugs, as well as several motor vehicle offenses, police said.
According to police, Kestner was provided with a June court date and was released on her own recognizance.
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