Man Faces Multiple Charges After Gun Shots Were Reported

Joshua Posey (Photo courtesy Ocean County Jail)

  STAFFORD – A township man is facing two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon after he allegedly fired a pistol in front of his residence according to township police.

  There were no injuries reported concerning the incident but several 911 calls were made to police at around 10 p.m. on September 16.

   Township police officers respond to Rudder Avenue and their investigation led to the arrest of 36-year-old Joshua Posey.

  Multiple handgun shell castings were discovered by police on Posey’s property. He was charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, improper behavior, obstruction and unlawful discharge of a weapon.

  Police Detectives also discovered two handguns and one rifle within his residence.

Posey was arrested by Patrolman Anthony Vincent and taken to the Ocean County Jail.