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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