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Belvidere man arrested on drug, DUI charges

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Belvidere man is facing drug and DUI charges following a traffic stop Saturday morning.

Clinton Pinkerton, 30, was charged with possession of heroin, possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of hypodermic needles, being under the influence of CDS, careless driving, driving while under the influence and possession of narcotics in a motor vehicle.

At around 1:10 a.m. an officer initiated a traffic stop with Pinkerton’s vehicle on Route 57 for a moving violation, police said.

Through a police investigation it was determined that Pinkerton was allegedly under the influence of a narcotic, police said.

Pinkerton had in his possession 15 wax folds of suspected heroin, a bag containing suspected marijuana and 3 hypodermic needles, police said.

Pinkerton was lodged in the Warren County Correctional Facility.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook