Hanover Township Man Charged with Drug Crimes

Published on December 11, 2023

Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, Sheriff James M. Gannon, and Hanover Township Police Chief Michael Loock announce the arrest of Anthony Dello-Russo, age 27, of Hanover Township, on multiple drug-related offenses.

Over the past several months, members of several law enforcement agencies jointly conducted an investigation into Anthony Dello-Russo concerning the alleged unlawful distribution of controlled dangerous substances.  On December 8, 2023, detectives from the agencies seized over one-half ounce of suspected cocaine, over five pounds of marijuana, and over $51,000 in cash during a coordinated law enforcement operation.     

As a result of this investigation to date, Dello-Russo has been charged with second degree Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute; third degree Possession of Cocaine; second degree Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute; third degree Possession of Marijuana; and third degree Money Laundering.

In accordance with the Criminal Justice Reform Act, Dello-Russo has been lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a first appearance.    

Prosecutor Carroll would like to thank the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime and Special Enforcement Units, the Morris County Sheriff's Office and the Hanover Township Police Department for their efforts during this ongoing investigation.  

If anyone has any information related to this investigation, they are encouraged to call the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200. 

A criminal complaint is merely an accusation.  Despite these accusations, the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until they have each been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Public Information Officer Meghan Knab at [email protected].


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