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Drug Distribution Probe Busts Local Operation

Press conference to be held Wednesday afternoon regarding Hopatcong and Roxbury joint investigation.

The Hopatcong and Roxbury Police Departments will be holding a press conference Wednesday afternoon to announce the results of a drug distribution investigation that resulted in arrest warrants for 23 individuals, according to a release from Hopatcong Lt. Thomas Kmetz.

UPDATE: "Roxicong" investigation leads to the arrest of 25 individuals. Read more here.

In the joint investigation, dubbed Operation Roxicong, seven search warrants were used, the report said.

The report said 87 police officers from various towns in Sussex and Morris counties helped with the arrests and search warrants early Wednesday morning.

A press conference will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Hopatcong Municipal Building where Hopatcong Police Chief Robert Brennan and Roxbury Police Chief James Simonetti will announce the details of the operation.

Marlee Carrasquillo October 24, 2012 at 03:23 PM
Way to go Hopatcong PD!!!!
Donna koedatich October 24, 2012 at 03:43 PM
Way to go !!!!!
jazzman October 24, 2012 at 04:02 PM
Hello Patch...... names and address,mug shots,perp walk if you have it,....if its not to much trouble
Peter James October 24, 2012 at 04:43 PM
Yes, and make the high school your next raid
HCongSpiderman October 24, 2012 at 04:57 PM
Press conference at 2pm. We will probably get the details then, just like it says in the article.
BeachBum October 24, 2012 at 04:59 PM
Keep after them - Flush them all out
raging maniac October 24, 2012 at 05:02 PM
Way to go Hopatcong PD picking up the trash!!
patsy October 24, 2012 at 05:19 PM
great job to the law enforcement involved in this investigation :)
Judy Caruso October 24, 2012 at 07:08 PM
Good job bro's!!!!
Kristina Marie October 24, 2012 at 07:25 PM
go on the hopatcong or roxbury PD facebook page.. Mugshots are up!!
Harold October 24, 2012 at 07:30 PM
It's about time
Tammy October 24, 2012 at 07:32 PM
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Tammy October 24, 2012 at 07:33 PM
Sorry, don't think the link works.
hopeful October 24, 2012 at 07:35 PM
Great job to Hopatcong and Roxbury PD (along with all other departments involved)!!!
TakingAStand October 24, 2012 at 07:53 PM
Great job Hopatcong PD, Roxbury PD and all that played a part in this operation. I am pleased to see those that have been dealing for years will finally be brought to justice and start paying for the lives they have helped to ruin.
cheryl October 24, 2012 at 08:14 PM
Way to go Hopatcong and Roxbury police!! You guys rock, my family and I watched you in action , very impressive!!!!
Jesus October 24, 2012 at 08:19 PM
whats your problem?!? why dont you get a life.... if its not to much trouble
Roseanne Marie S. October 25, 2012 at 01:47 AM
Today was a great day for the good people of Hopatcong. Thanks HPD for all you do to help keep us all safe. The amount of investigation and planning that must have went into this joint effort is not lost on us and we are extremely grateful for each and everyone of you.
Jordan October 25, 2012 at 02:19 PM
How can you write on your facebook that you are so saddened by the lives that will be ruined by this but are so excited that the mugshots (!!) are up? You people are sick animals. Get a life.
stacey October 25, 2012 at 07:03 PM
get a life. you people are pathetic.
Michele Meyer October 28, 2012 at 04:45 PM
Great job. Hopefully the correction in the schools will happen to eliminate the problems. Then I will stop thinking of moving out of town. One drug bust at a time, our town can get better.

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