Marijuana And Loaded Handgun With High Capacity Magazine Seized During Motor Vehicle Stop
From Secaucus Police, Posted 12-31-2019
On Monday, December 30, 2019 at 10:18 A.M., Secaucus Police stopped a Ford Taurus at the Red Roof Inn parking lot, 15 Meadowlands Parkway for having tinted windows. During the stop, an odor of raw marijuana was detected emanating from the vehicle.
A search of the vehicle uncovered several ounces of suspected marijuana, a loaded .45 caliber Glock handgun with loaded “high capacity” magazines, which contained both hollow point and full metal jacket ammunition. One handgun magazine can hold thirteen (13) rounds and the other can hold forty (40) rounds. Drug paraphernalia and a small amount of US Currency were also seized.
Additionally, the Glock handgun was found to be stolen from Fayetteville, NC. Sharome Neals, 26, of Carteret was arrested without incident. He was taken to the Hudson County Jail.
Sharome Neals was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Handgun [2C:39-5b], Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana [2C:35-5b(11)], Possession of Marijuana [2C:35-10(a)(3)], Possession of Firearm while Committing a CDS Offense [2C:39-4.1], Certain Person Not to Have Weapons [2C:39-7(b)], Receiving Stolen Property [2C:20-7], two counts of Possession of High Capacity Magazine [2C:39-3j], Possession of Hollow Point Ammunition [2C:39-3(f)] and Possession of Handgun Ammunition [2C:58-3.3]. These charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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