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Drug Suspect Admits Guilt, Faces 10 Years in Jail


SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 36-year-old Warren resident has pleaded guilty to several drug charges and could face up to 10 years in prison, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Kai Peter of Mount Horeb Road, Warren Township, pled guilty on Friday to 1st Degree, Maintaining a CDS Productions Facility, 1st Degree, Possession of Over 25 Pounds of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, and 2nd Degree, Possession of Less than 5 pounds of Hashish with Intent to Distribute.

On March 16, 2016, detectives executed a Superior Court Search Warrant at Peter’s residence and seized over 100 pounds of marijuana and under five pounds of hashish, according to Robertson. 

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The residence was equipped with supplemental ventilating and lighting systems.  Detectives also located and seized boxes of plastic bags, humidifiers, vacuum sealers, marijuana cultivation books, mason jars, digital scales, recipes for marijuana candy and other drug paraphernalia items, according to Robertson.

In exchange for the guilty plea, before the Honorable Robert Reed, P.J.Cr., the State recommended a sentence of ten years in the New Jersey State Prison with three years of parole ineligibility. Peter is scheduled to be sentenced on March 10.

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