INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Two men were charged after police seized a gun and cocaine during a traffic stop Friday night.
At around 11:09 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle on Route 46 for a moving violation, police said.
Through a police investigation it was determined that the passenger, who was identified as Victor Hall, 24, had an active $250.00 Independence Township Municipal court warrant. He was taken into custody and while searching Hall, officers located a .380 caliber pistol and a high capacity magazine, police said.
Hall was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, illegal possession of ammo magazine and obstruction of law. He was transported to Warren County Jail to await a detention hearing.
The driver of the vehicle, who was identified as Sean Hughes, 27, had in his possession of a small glass vile containing suspected cocaine, police said.
Hughes was charged with possession of CDS, drug possession by motor vehicle operator, and speeding. He was released with a court date.
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