STAFFORD —Stafford Township Police responded to a report of multiple gunshots fired Wednesday night at 9:55 p.m. Joshua Posey, 36 years old was shooting a pistol in front of his home on Rudder Avenue in the Ocean Acres section of the Township. 

Members of the Stafford Township Detective Bureau responded to the scene to assist with the investigation. Further investigation revealed multiple handgun shell casings were located outside on the property of the residence. Detectives recovered two handguns and one rifle from within the home. There were no injuries reported. 

Posey was charged with two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Improper Behavior, Obstruction, and Unlawful Discharge of a Weapon.

Mr. Posey was processed at the Stafford Township Police Department, and transported to Ocean County Jail. Patrolman Anthony Vincent is the arresting officer.