A drug supplier, who resides in Mount Holly, will spend the following 11-years in jail for promoting a deadly concoction of fentanyl to a Lumberton man who later overdosed and died.
Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina introduced on Monday that 54-year-old Linda Naulty has been sentenced for narcotics possession and for inflicting the loss of life of 29-year previous Paul Cronrath IV in February of 2021 after he fatally overdosed on the fentanyl he purchased from her in a deal.
Lumberton Police and EMT’s had been referred to as to a house within the 500 block of Essential Avenue on February 8, 2021 responding to a name about an unconscious man in his bed room.
Just a few hours later, investigators realized that Cronrath IV purchased medicine from Naulty who was then charged with possession and planning to promote unlawful medicine.
When she was arrested in February of 2021 and dropped at headquarters, police discovered her in possession of a number of doses of fentanyl together with practically $1,400 in money.
Naulty obtained stiffer prices after the toxicology report got here again on Cronrath which advised investigators that the medicine present in his room had been the identical as those she had on her individual on the tine of the arrest.
She was charged in July while at the Atlantic County Justice Facility on a number of offenses associated to her drug deal that killed a person.
Naulty ended up pleading responsible in November, underneath an settlement with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Workplace, to Strict Legal responsibility for Drug-Induced Dying (First Diploma), and Possession of a Managed Harmful Substance with Intent to Distribute (Third Diploma).
The deal each side reached will ship Naulty to 8-years for the first-degree crime of Strict Legal responsibility Drug Induced Dying, which she must serve 85-percent of earlier than turning into eligible for parole, and three-years for the drug possession cost — including as much as 11-years general.
“I commend the Lumberton and BCPO officers and detectives for the immediate and environment friendly investigation that led to the substantial sentence for the defendant on this case,” Prosecutor Coffina stated in an announcement. “Their efforts mirror our dedication to analyze all deadly overdoses in our County so as to pursue drug-induced-death prosecutions, when warranted, to counter the wanton dealing of fentanyl and the tragic penalties it has dropped at so many people dealing with dependancy, and their households.”
Naulty was prosecuted by Assistant Prosecutor Laura Heisman.
Lumberton Township Police Detectives and the BCPO Gang, Gun & Narcotics Job Pressure investigated the loss of life underneath the route of LTPD Detective Aaron Roselli.