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4 face drug, weapons charges following traffic stop

Four Gloucester residents face drug and weapons charges in arrests made last week following a traffic stop, the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office reported.

A deputy on patrol in the northern end of the county at approximately 3:45 a.m. on Dec. 19 observed a vehicle associated with a 41-year-old man known to have an active arrest warrant and a suspended operator’s license, according to a release from GSO.

After confirming that the warrant was still active and the suspect’s driving status was still suspended, the deputy conducted a traffic stop as the vehicle turned onto Salem Church Road at Glenns.

The deputy then identified three additional occupants of the vehicle, two of whom also had active arrest warrants, the report said. Additional deputies responded to assist, and all the occupants were detained.

Evidence seized during the vehicle search that followed included $1,560 in cash, two pistols, ammunition, metal knuckles, narcotics paraphernalia, and more than 100 grams ...

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