Car Stop Yields Drugs, Gun

Photo by Jason Allentoff

  BRICK – Police pulled over a suspicious vehicle and said they found a gun, knives, and various drugs.

  The incident happened on May 25 around 5 p.m. Officer John Alexander pulled over a vehicle leaving Law-Win Court. He thought this was suspicious because no one lives on the street yet. The houses are all under construction.

  When he approached the stopped vehicle, he reported the smell of marijuana. Officer Tyler Stephenson and Sheriff Officer Lenkauskas arrived as back up, followed shortly thereafter by K9 Officer Scott Smith and his K-9 partner Echo.

  Inside the vehicle, the officers allegedly found a .25 caliber handgun, ammunition, a quantity of oxycodone, two knives, a quantity of marijuana, THC cartridges and THC edibles.

  The driver, Nasir Williams, 18, of Brick, was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a weapon (Knife), Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of CDS in a Vehicle and Trespassing.

  He had a 17-year-old male passenger who was charged with Possession of a weapon (Firearm), Unlawful Possession of a weapon, Possession of a weapon (Knife), Possession of marijuana, Possession of CDS paraphernalia, and possession of a large capacity magazine.

  The juvenile was lodged in the Ocean County Juvenile Detention Center.