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Man charged with drug offense, giving police false information in Washington Twp., Morris County

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) –  A man was charged last week after police said he had drugs and gave police false information during a vehicle stop on Route 46 in Washington Township.

On Friday, Feb. 5, at 11:39 p.m., a township officer stopped a vehicle on Route 46 for a motor vehicle violation, police said.

Upon further investigation, the officer determined that the passenger, Calvin Gardner, allegedly provided false information in an attempt to hinder his apprehension for an outstanding National Crime Information Center (NCIC) warrant out of Bergen County, police said.

Gardner was taken into custody and charged with hindering apprehension and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. He was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a court appearance, police said.

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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