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Hackettstown man found with heroin, marijuana after traffic stop

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Hackettstown man is facing drug charges after police allegedly find heroin and marijuana during a traffic stop.

Andrew Collinson, 31, was charged him with possession of heroin, marijuana, and a hypodermic syringe along with motor vehicle summonses for possession of controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle and for having a cracked windshield.

On March 27, at 11:44 a.m.,Washington Township Police Officer Jason Hensley conducted a motor vehicle stop on Mountain Avenue in Hackettstown, after observing a motor vehicle violation on East Avenue, police said.

While speaking to the driver, who was identified as Collinson, Officer Hensley found that he was in possession of heroin, marijuana, a hypodermic syringe and a prescription medication which was not prescribe to him, police said.

Collinson was released with a pending court appearance.

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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