NEWTON, NJ—A Somerset man is facing charges for possession after he was pulled over on Main Street for speeding. On October 10, around 12:29 a.m. Newton Police officer Ptl. Steven Kneidl stopped Nicholas Guzman, 19 for going 42 MPH in a 25 MPH zone, police said.

While speaking to Guzman, Office Kneidl smelled raw marijuana in the car, according to police.

A search of the car revealed two clear zip lock bags containing less than 50 grams of marijuana, as well as a zip lock cigar wrapper containing less than 50 grams of marijuana, 31 “tabs” of LSD and a digital scale within the vehicle, according to police.

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As a result, Guzman was charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance, LSD and possession of controlled dangerous substance, marijuana, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

According to Police, Guzman was released on a summons complaint after also being issued two motor vehicle summonses for speeding and Possession of CDS in a motor vehicle.

Guzman’s case is pending an October 28, 20 court appearance. Newton Police Department Investigating Officers included Ptl. Steven Kneidl, Sgt. Thomas Tosti, Ptl. Jared Zappa and Ptl. Steven Siek.

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