The traffic stop went down around 11:00 p.m. A Voorhees Township NJ police officer was on patrol when he pulled over a red Buick Regal with two occupants.
The police officer ran a check on the driver, a 30-year-old man from Gloucester City NJ, and reportedly learned that the suspect was wanted on a number of arrest warrants.
Meanwhile, the vehicle passenger, a 23-year-old man from Berlin Township, reportedly attempted to provide police with false names.
A search of the passenger allegedly led to the discovery of a loaded Arminius Titan Tiger .38 caliber revolver. According to Voorhees NJ police, the handgun was loaded with hollow-point bullets.
While conducting a search of the car, Voorhees police also allegedly came across a bag with black ski masks.
The car’s passenger was arrested without incident. He was subsequently charged with multiple criminal offenses, including illegal possession of a handgun, unlawful possession of a weapon, a certain persons offense for being a felon in possession of a weapon, possession of hollow-point ammunition, and hindering apprehension.
After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect was remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility. He was being held at the correctional facility in lieu of $106,000 bail.
For additional information about this case, check out the NJ.com article entitled “Loaded Revolver, Ski Masks Found During Car Stop, N.J. Police Say.”