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Wanted man accused of giving police false identity during traffic stop in Morris County

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A man wanted was taken into custody in Washington Township after police say he provided them with a false information about his identity.

On Jan 26, police stopped a vehicle on Route 46 and during the course of the stop, the driver, who was identified as a 58-year-old man from Paterson, allegedly provided false information to the officers about his identity, police said.

A further investigation lead to the drivers true identity and he had an outstanding National Crime Information Center (NCIC) warrant, police said.

The man was arrested and charged with providing false information to hinder his apprehension. He was then lodged in Warren County Jail on the outstanding NCIC warrant, 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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