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Police find Oxycodone during Morris County traffic stop

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Mercer County man was arrested by Washington Township police on Monday night after officers found Oxycodone Hydrochloride in his vehicle following a traffic stop, according to police.

On August 16, at around 11:51 p.m., a township officer stopped a vehicle on Schooley’s Mountain Road for a motor vehicle violation, police said.

According to police, a Trenton man was driving with a suspended New Jersey driver’s license and had a traffic warrant out of Lawrence Township, NJ, police said.

Upon further investigation, Oxycodone Hydrochloride was located inside the vehicle and he was charged with a disorderly person’s offense for possessing a prescription legend drug without a prescription. He also posted the bail on the warrant, police said.

He was released pending a court appearance, police said.

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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