Multiple felony charges filed after drug investigation in Newark

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a Newark resident was taken into custody on drug charges after an investigation that began in the beginning of the year.

Rebecca Lichorowic, 37, of Newark is accused of selling heroin on two separate occasions in January 2020.

As result she was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell. All of the charges are felonies, according to investigators.

She will appear in court at a later date to answer the charge.

Deputies say they were assisted by the Newark Police Department and Ontario County Sheriff’s Office.