NEWTON, NJ—A traffic stop for an expired registration ended with drug charges for a Netcong man.  On January 26 around 9:51 p.m. Ptl Edward Sperling was stopped Alex Feltwater, 28, on Main Street, police said.

When Sperling spoke with Feltwater, the officer smelled marijuana in the car.  A search of the car yielded marijuana, a marijuana grinder, a marijuana smoking pipe, one package of rolling papers, a digital scale and two containers used to store marijuana, police said.

Feltwater admitted they were his.  He was taken into custody and brought to Newton Police Department Headquarters for processing, police said.

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Feltwater was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, expired registration and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

Newton Police Department Investigating Officers were Sgt. Scott King, Ptl. Ken Teets, and Ptl. Edward Sperling