Another Belleville resident pleads guilty to Oxy charges


Another Belleville resident has pleaded guilty to having a role in a conspiracy to illegally obtain and distribute oxycodone in New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced last week.

Alexis Horvath, 27, entered the plea Tuesday, June 14, before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas in Federal Court in Newark. She faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine when she is sentenced Sept. 19.

According to Fishman’s office, Horvath admitted that between Feb. 5, 2014, and Aug. 13, 2014, she personally obtained prescriptions for oxycodone-containing pills from doctors, had those prescriptions filled at pharmacies, and then resold the pills to others. She also admitted to having bought 70 pills from one co-conspirator in Jersey City and then selling them to another, authorities said.

Of the individuals originally charged with Alexis Horvath, two other Belleville residents — Victoria Horvath, 43, and Rickie Horvath, 54 — have also pleaded guilty, as have: Monica Horvath, 22, Tony Marco, 47, and Steven Horvath, 45, all of Rutherford; Justin Farraj, 24, and Matthew Policarpio, 28, of Newark; and Sabrina Vajda, 32, of Brooklyn.

All are awaiting sentencing.

In April, co-conspirators Johnny Horvath, 46, and Daniel Horvath, 27, were sentenced to prison terms of 30 months and 27 months, respectively. Brian Perez, 23, was given a 40-month term in 2014; Luis Rivera, 25, a 54-month term last August.

The indictment remains pending against four other individuals.

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