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Woman wanted on NJ drug warrant in custody in Northampton County

Published On: Mar 18 2013 03:41:31 PM EDT

A woman wanted on a drug warrant in New Jersey was arrested over the weekend in a shopping center parking lot in Northampton County, officials said.

Jessica M. Mercadante was taken into custody in the parking lot of the Walmart store at 3826 Nazareth Pike, Bethlehem Twp., at 6 p.m. Friday, officials said.

Mercadante is wanted on a warrant for a dangerous drug charge out of the Union Co., N.J., sheriff's office, officials said.


Court papers give Mercadante's address as 717 Second Ave., Bethlehem, and 46  Burnside Ave., Cranford, N.J.

Mercadante, 30, is being held without bail in the Northampton County Prison as she awaits extradition, according to court documents.