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Police find loaded handgun, marijuana during traffic stop

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) –  A traffic stop ended with a pair from Philadelphia being arrested Monday afternoon in Washington Township.

At 2:08 p.m., an officer conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 46 for a motor vehicle violation, police said.

While the officer was speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, who were identified as Blayne Davis-Chisholm, 24, and Denaydra Cheatham, 23, the officer allegedly detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle, police said.

Officers allegedly found a loaded 9mm handgun in the passenger compartment of the vehicle along with marijuana, police said.

Davis-Chisholm and Cheatham were arrested and transported to Washington Township Police Headquarters, police said.

Cheatham was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and was later released.

Davis-Chisholm was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun and lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility.

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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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