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Traffic stop leads to cocaine arrest in Morris County

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Cocaine was seized during a Mount Olive Township traffic stop on Monday

On April 15, at 12:23 p.m. an officer observed a Chevrolet Malibu traveling west on Route 46 with a non-functioning brake light. A random inquiry of the vehicle’s registration showed that the registration was suspended, police said.

The officer stopped the vehicle in the area of the Village Green Shopping Center and made contact with the driver, who was identified as Amber Sickles, 37, of Hopatcong Borough, police said.

The officer impounded Sickles’ vehicle as a result of the suspended registration and when she exited the vehicle, the officer observed a plastic baggie on the driver seat containing suspected cocaine. Through the course of the investigation, an additional quantity of suspected cocaine was located, police said.

Sickles was arrested and charged with possession of CDS Schedule I-IV, possession of paraphernalia, driving a vehicle with a suspended registration, and possession of a narcotic in a motor vehicle. She was then 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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