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2017 at 2:42Am

On the above date and time, Clinton Township Police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 31 south and Halstead Street in Clinton Township.  Upon speaking with the driver of the stopped vehicle Dylan Baptista, 21, Plumstead Court, Annandale, NJ 08801, police smelled the strong odor of raw marijuana emanating from within the stopped vehicle.


Further investigation revealed approximately 1.5 pounds of marijuana found inside the stopped vehicle.  Also found inside the stopped vehicle were items consistent with the packaging of marijuana for distribution.  Mr. Baptista was arrested for Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, Possession of drug paraphernalia, Being under the influence of drugs, Driving while intoxicated, Possession of marijuana inside a motor vehicle, Reckless Driving, Speeding and Failure to produce vehicle and driver documents. Mr. Baptista was processed at police headquarters and then released to a responsible adult pending a court date.

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