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Man facing drug charges following traffic stop in Hunterdon County

READINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Hunterdon County man is facing drug charges following a traffic stop in Readington Township last month, police said in a news release Wednesday.

On Tuesday, July 24, at around 8:18 p.m., police stopped a vehicle for not exhibiting the front license plate, police said.

The vehicle was operated by Somer Stephenson, 45, of Califon Borough and during a probable cause search of the vehicle, police found a controlled dangerous substance, authorities said.

Stephenson was charged with possession of CDS , possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle in possession of CDS, and failure to display a front license plate, police said.

Stephenson was released pending a future 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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