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2 arrested after handgun pointed at cyclists in Warren County

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.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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