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East Brunswick: Handgun Arrests Made at Traffic Stop

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department arrested two men on Arthur Street for weapons violations last week.

According to a report issued yesterday by the EBPD,  Patrolman Patrick Lem stopped a 2003 Silver Hyundai Elantra onto Arthur Street off of Route 18 North for a motor vehicle violation at around 11:15 on September 7, 2016.  A warrant check of the vehicle's occupants Marquan Parker, age 22, and Julian Musa, age 22, both of Plainfield, NJ, revealed that each had active warrants.  Investigation and subsequent search of the vehicle revealed a Smith and Wesson .38 Special CTG Revolver which was loaded with five (5) Super Velocity .38 Special hollow nose bullets.

Parker was charged with Unlawful Possession of Weapon, Possession of Hollow Point Bullets, and Certain Persons not to have Weapons - Convicted Felon.  Parker was transported to the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Center in lieu of $75,000 bail.

Musa was charged with Unlawful Possession of Weapon, Possession of Hollow Point Bullets, Hindering Apprehension.  Musa was transported to the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Center in lieu of $40,000 bail.

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