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2 men face drug, weapon charges after traffic stop

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – Two men are facing weapon and drug charges after a traffic stop last month in Bedminster Township, state police said.

Dominique Bryant, 22, of Washington, D.C. and Lamont Deloatch, 22, of Suitland, MD were each charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possesion of a handgun without a permit, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bryan was also charged with driving while intoxicated.

On Saturday, Feb. 29, at 1:06 a.m., a trooper stopped Bryant for a traffic violation on Interstate 78 westbound at milepost 28.4 in Bedminster Township, state police said.

During the stop, the trooper determined that Bryant was under the influence and arrested him for DWI. After further investigation, troopers discovered Bryant and his passenger Deloatch were in possession of a 9mm handgun, an imitation handgun, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, state police said.

Bryant and Deloatch were lodged at the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.

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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