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Man charged after allegedly giving false name to police

LOPATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) -A Tennessee man was charged after he allegedly gave police a false name during a traffic stop Saturday morning in Lopatcong Township.

On March 6, at around 12:51 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Route 22 for an equipment violation. Upon stopping the vehicle, the driver provided officers with a false name and his actual identity was Jarett Hineline, 36, Lexington, police said.

Hineline later admitted to police that he provided a false name because he had a suspended license and believed he had a warrant. He was also found in possession of a hypodermic needle, police said.

Hineline was charged with hindering his own apprehension and possession of a hypodermic needle. He was released on his own recognizance pending a 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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