ROXBURY, NJ - Police said they found 107 bags of heroin in the possession of two women with Flanders addresses when they stopped a car on Route 80 in Roxbury for a traffic violation recently.
The women, Pamela Looney, 60, and Allison Knoedler, 32, were charged with possession of heroin, possession of hypodermic needles, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal under the influence, said state police, who made the arrest. Looney was also charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), they said.
The arrests took place April 23 after State Police Trooper I Gerald Dellagicoma pulled over Looney at 12:34 p.m., police said. The stop took place at milepost 32.1 on the westbound side of the highway, they said.
"As a result of the stop, Tpr. Dellagicoma arrested Looney for suspicion of DWI," police said. "After further investigation, Trooper Dellagicoma found that Looney and Knoedler were in possession of heroin, hypodermic needles and drug paraphernalia."
Police said the heroin is worth about $1,000.
Both women were released pending court appearances, police said.