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NJ Firefighter Arrested, Accused of Dealing Oxy: Prosecutor

A New Jersey firefighter was arrested and charged with dealing oxycodone, prosecutors said Saturday. 

James Rattacasa, 35, of Hackensack, was charged with distributing a controlled substance. Rattacasa is a firefighter with the Hackensack Fire Department. 

Police were investigating the overdose of a 33-year-old in Oakland, New Jersey, who was revived with Nalaxone, prosecutors said. 

The investigation led police to Rattacasa, who was arrested Friday, prosecutors said. 

It wasn't clear whether Rattacasa had an attorney. 

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