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.