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Man facing weapons, drug charges in Phillipsburg

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ (Warren County) – A Pennsylvania man is facing weapons and drug charges in Phillipsburg, according to the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office.

On December 2, a motor vehicle stop was conducted on a 2015 Honda Civic in the area of South Main Street in Phillipsburg. During the course of the investigation the driver of the vehicle, Jeremiah Jackson, 23, of Henryville was in possession of a handgun and was arrested on weapons charges, authorities said.

Then on December 3, a search warrant was executed on the 2015 Honda Civic, resulting in a seizure of 8.5 pounds of raw marijuana, prosecutor’s office said.

Jeremiah Jackson was charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a handgun and second-degree possession with the intent to distribute over 5 pounds marijuana. He was released pending a court apperneace, authorities said.

The investigation was conducted by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, with the assistance of the Phillipsburg Police Department, Hackettstown Police Department, and The New Jersey State Police.

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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