POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Police say two men were arrested after one of them pointed a handgun at two cyclists in Pohatcong Township.
On May 13, township police responded to River Road for a report of a handgun being flashed and pointed at two cyclists. The victim said the suspects were driving in a 4-door BMW with a Pennsylvania registration, police said.
The responding officers were able to locate a BMW matching that description in the area of Snyders Road and River Road and officers then conducted a felony traffic stop, police said
Zachary Miller, 24, of Stroudsburg, PA and Zackaree Talbert, 25, of Phillipsburg, NJ were detained, police said.
Once the vehicle was cleared of the occupants, a handgun was located under the driver’ seat. It was determined that Miller possessed the handgun and pointed it at the bicyclists, police said.
Miller was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, prohibited large capacity magazine and aggravated assault (pointing a firearm).
Talbert was charged with accomplice liability, and creating a hazard.
Both were lodged in the Warren County Jail awaiting a detention hearing, police said.