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Man arrested for crack cocaine possession

Newark, N.Y. -- Police arrested a man they said had 78 bags of crack cocaine at his apartment Wednesday morning.

Overton Johnson, 18, allegedly had approximately 40 grams worth of the drug in individually wrapped bags. He was arrested at the Woodhill Apartments in Newark and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Johnson was already participating in Wayne County Drug Court and was on electronic home monitoring as he awaited sentencing for a previous cocaine investigation.

The latest arrest followed an investigation for suspicious activity at Johnsons apartment. Johnson was sent to Wayne County Jail without bail. Hes scheduled to appear in court Monday.

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Washington Times