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Cocaine, heroin, meth found during traffic stop in Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Hackettstown woman was taken into custody Sunday afternoon after drugs and syringes were allegedly found during a traffic stop in Hackettstown.

Alison Gamba, 43, was charged with possession of crack cocaine, possession of heroin, possession of meth, possession of hypodermic syringes, having a suspended driver’s license, and possession of controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

At around 11:56 a.m., an officer ran a random plate inquiry on Gamba’s vehicle and the information came back that she allegedly had a suspended driver’s license, police said.

The officer then initiated at traffic stop with the vehicle on West Valley View Ave. While the officer was speaking with Gamba, the officer looked down at her purse and observed in “plain view” a hypodermic syringe, police said.

Through an investigation it was determined that Gamba had in her possession 6 containers with suspected crack cocaine, 31 wax folds of suspected heroin, a plastic baggie containing suspected crystal meth, and multiple syringes.

Gamba was released pending a court appearance.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

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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