MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Pennsylvania man was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop Tuesday morning in Mount Olive Township.
On Nov. 24, at 12:20 a.m., a township officer observed a vehicle travelling Route 206 at a high rate of speed and failing to maintain a lane. The officer stopped the vehicle and came in contact with the driver, who was identified as Jason Ryan Frederick, 40, of Lansdown, police said.
While the officer was speaking to Frederick, the officer observed drug paraphernalia in the passenger compartment and a detected a strong odor of raw marijuana coming from inside the vehicle, police said.
The officer conducted a search of the motor vehicle and located raw marijuana, methamphetamine, and an assortment of drug paraphernalia. He was then arrested and was transported to police headquarters, police said.
Frederick was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, speeding, driving while suspended and careless driving. He was then released pending a court appearance.