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Suspicious vehicle leads to drug arrest in Washington Twp, Warren County

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A Warren County woman is facing several drug charges after an investigation into a suspicious vehicle in Washington Township.

Evelisse Cortes, 33, of Asbury was charged with possession of heroin, possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic needles. She was issued motor vehicle summonses for driving with a suspended driver license, driving with a suspended registration, and possession of controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

On March 30, at around 9:35 p.m., township police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Douglas Lane and Fisher Avenue in Washington Township, police said.

Upon the officer’s arrival and subsequent investigation, Cortes was allegedly in possession of heroin, less than 50 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and hypodermic needles. She also had a $750.00 warrant for her arrest out of South Brunswick Township.

Cortes was charged and released pending a court appearance.

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