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Man charged after oxycodone, pills, THC cartridges found during traffic stop

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Maryland man is facing charges after drugs were allegedly found in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Hackettstown last month.

Samuel Debonis, 29, of Baltimore was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of oxycodone, possession of 4 or less prescription legend drug without a prescription, and failure to wear seatbelt.

On Dec. 26, 2019, at around 11:50 a.m., a town officer stopped a vehicle on Route 46 for an alleged moving violation, police said.

While the officer was talking to the driver, who was identified as Debonis, the officer observed a suspected THC cartridge in the center console of the vehicle, police said.

Through an investigation it was determined that Debonis had in his possession 4 suspected THC cartridges, 1 oxycodone pill, and 3 other unidentified pills, police said.

Debonis was charged and then released 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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