RNJ News Department

Roxbury Twp. man had cocaine during traffic stop

MENDHAM BOROUGH, NJ (Morris County) – Police charged a Landing man they say allegedly had cocaine during a traffic stop Tuesday morning.

Luigi Lachetta, 29, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, failure to make repairs, no front license plate, tinted windows and not having valid proof of insurance.

At 9:37 a.m., Officer Hopf Sr. stopped Lachetta’s vehicle on Hardscrabble Rd. for failing to make repairs, having no front license plate and for having tinted windows, police said.

A police investigation allegedly revealed Lachetta possessed cocaine.

Lachetta was released pending a mandatory superior court appearance.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook