Hopatcong Man Arrested for Operating Marijuana Edibles Facility in his Home

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A Hopatcong man was arrested for allegedly operating a marijuana edibles facility in his home. According to the New Jersey Herald, Eric Fiorito admitted to manufacturing and selling marijuana edibles and there was enough marijuana in his home to make more than 6,420 THC-infused cookies.

The 51-year-old was reportedly arrested on March 18 after an undercover investigation by detectives with the Sussex County Narcotic Task Force and the Hopatcong Police Department. Fiorito is facing charges that include first-degree distribution of over 5 pounds of hashish and first-degree maintaining/operating a controlled dangerous substance facility.

According to the New Jersey Herald, Fiorito's wife and son, who also live in the home, are facing drug-related charges too. Gladys and Shawn Fiorito are each facing charges that include second-degree possession with intent to distribute over 5 pounds of hashish and third-degree possession with intent to distribute over 1 ounce but less than 5 pounds of marijuana.

Read the NJHerald.com story here.

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