BLAIRSTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Police have arrested a Pennsylvania man after they said he was found in possession of a loaded gun and drugs during a traffic stop in Blairstown Township on Tuesday.
Nickolas Hagn, 26, of Effort was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of hollow point ammunition, possession of marijuana under 50 grams, paraphernalia, possession of prescription legend drugs, person not to possess weapons, speeding, and careless driving.
At 7:02 a.m., a township officer observed a vehicle traveling 74 mph in a 50 mph zone on State Highway 94, police said.
The officer stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, who was identified as Hagn, and while speaking with the him the officer allegedly detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, police said.
The Officer asked Hagn if there was anything illegal in the vehicle and he allegedly denied having anything illegal, police said.
Hagn was ordered out of the vehicle and while exiting the vehicle, he allegedly admitted to having marijuana in the vehicle and a handgun in his waistband, police said.
Hagn was taken into custody and the handgun was secured. The handgun was found to be a loaded 9 mm with a 12 round mag that contained hollow point bullets, police said.
A search of the vehicle yielded Suboxone, a plastic bag containing Marijuana, and two smoking pipes, police said.
Hagn was lodged in the Warren County Jail.