BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City man was arrested by Bayonne police Tuesday after he was found asleep inside a vehicle with a handgun on the front passenger seat.

According to Captain Eric Amato, police were called to the area of 185 East 22nd Street where they found the man, later identified as Riney Smith, 40.  Officers were able to safely wake Smith, whom they say has a previous criminal record,  and recover the loaded 9mm handgun equipped with a large capacity magazine.  

A search of the vehicle also led to the recovery of heroin and marijuana.  

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