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Man charged with unlawful possession of handgun, DWI in Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Pennsylvania man was charged with DWI and unlawful possession of a handgun after a traffic stop Tuesday night in Hackettstown.

On July 6, at around 10:01 p.m., a Washington Township (Morris County) police officer stopped a vehicle in the Budd Lake and Deli II parking lot, located at 333 Mountain Avenue, for a moving violation. Hackettstown police were requested and responded to assist the officer, police said.

When the Hackettstown officer made contact with the driver, who was identified as Jarrett Feldman, 41, of Bath, PA, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage, police said.

A further investigation revealed that Feldman had in the vehicle’s middle console, a Sig Sauer handgun with the magazine inserted, police said.

Feldman was charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, driving while intoxicated, and careless driving. He was lodged in the Warren 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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