Ex-Police Dispatcher Charged With Selling Prescription Pills During Shift Breaks - NBC New York

Ex-Police Dispatcher Charged With Selling Prescription Pills During Shift Breaks

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    Ex-Police Dispatcher Charged With Selling Prescription Pills During Shift Breaks
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    The ex-police dispatcher, along with three other individuals, have been charged with a variety of drug offenses in an Oct. 26 indictment.

    Prosecutors accuse a former New Jersey police dispatcher of selling prescription pain pills during breaks in her dispatcher shift.

    Donna Frate, of Barnegat, was charged with a variety of drug offenses in an indictment handed up by a grand jury on Oct. 26. Three others were also charged.

    The Asbury Park Press reports the 41-year-old is accused of dealing oxycodone during breaks in her shift as a police dispatcher in Stafford Township.

    The indictment also charges 36-year-old Thomas Malone, 57 year-old Mark Jung, and 34-year-old Peter Frate.

    Frate and her co-defendants were among 20 people arrested during an undercover narcotics investigation conducted by a unit of the Ocean County Prosecutor's office.

    The Frates couldn't be reached for comment Thursday; their voicemail box was full. No attorney information was available.

    They face a Nov. 14 arraignment.

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