Posted Friday, September 13th, 2019
Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announce the arrest of three individuals following a drug investigation that began earlier this summer and involved the distribution of cocaine in Boonton and Morristown.
On Sept. 12, a search warrant was executed in Boonton, which resulted in the arrest of two individuals, Elijah Downey and Myles Wilson, plus the seizure of cocaine and marijuana, and approximately $2,000 in drug distribution proceeds. As part of this investigation, a third individual, Kaire Pettiway, was arrested in Morristown.
Names of those arrested and charges:
Prosecutor Knapp stated: “This investigation demonstrates the importance of collaborative law enforcement efforts working to thwart individuals committing crime in and around Morris County. Today, the Morris County Narcotics Task Force, led by the Prosecutor’s Office’s Special Enforcement Unit, worked in conjunction with multiple law enforcement officers to successfully, safely, and without incident, bring about the arrests of these individuals.”
Prosecutor Koch said: “I would like to echo the statement of Prosecutor Knapp as to the importance of law enforcement collaboration and communication. It is through such joint efforts that we can make both counties and our state safer for all of its citizens. I would also like to express my gratitude to all of the involved agencies and look forward to working with them in the future.”
Prosecutor’s Knapp and Koch thank the following agencies for their assistance and commitment to cooperative and collaborative law enforcement:
Inquiries should be directed to [email protected].