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Two Hillsborough Residents Face Drug Charges

RARITAN, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested on drug charges following a motor vehicle stop on Route 206 Nov. 16, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Ronnie Shertel, 34, was arrested for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a hypodermic syringe.

During the motor vehicle stop, police learned that Shertel had a warrant for his arrest out of the Passaic County Sheriff's Department for drug distribution.

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In addition, after Shertel was arrested, a search of his belongings and vehicle produced 20 wax folds of heroin, numerous empty wax folds and a hypodermic syringe.

Shertel was turned over to the members of the Passaic County Sheriff's Department following processing. Officer Benjamin Griffin investigated.

In an unrelated incident, Kevin Sheridan, 24, of Hillsborough, was arrested Nov. 14 for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia after police were sent to Bagelicious, on East Somerset Street, for a man sleeping in his vehicle. Sheridan was released pending a court date. Officer Christopher Hirsch investigated the incident.

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