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.