SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Police Chief Robert Weck and acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park jointly announced that two Summit residents are charged with several narcotics offenses apiece after a search of their home earlier this week revealed quantities of ecstasy, Xanax, cocaine, and marijuana,
Connor Donahue, 18, is charged with second-degree possession of ecstasy with the intent to distribute, second-degree possession of Xanax with the intent to distribute, multiple related third-degree drug offenses, first-degree maintaining a marijuana production facility, and second-degree possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. Marina Donahue, 52, his mother, is charged with the latter two named offenses, as well as related third-degree drug charges.
The arrests marked the result of a joint narcotics investigation involving the Summit Police Department, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the Prosecutor’s Office’s Guns, Gangs, Drugs, and Violent Crimes Task Force.
Bail was set at $150,000 and $200,000 for Marina and Connor Donahue, respectively.
Convictions on first-degree crimes are punishable by 10 to 20 years in state prison, while convictions on second-degree offenses typically result in terms of 5 to 10 years in state prison.
These criminal charges are mere accusations. Each defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.