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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ approximately 3:31 AM – Police arrested Francis Gaier, Jr., age 36 of Philadelphia, PA and charged him with unlawful possession of weapons following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. Gaier was initially stopped for an expired registration on the vehicle that he was driving. During the course of the stop, police learned that there was an active warrant for Gaier’s arrest issued out of Bordentown Municipal Court ($1,480.00 bail).


While Gaier was being taken into custody several knives were found and he was subsequently charged. He was also issued motor vehicle summonses for unregistered vehicle and driving while suspended. Gaier was processed at police headquarters and turned over to the Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Department to be lodged in the Somerset County Jail. A passenger in the vehicle, Veronica R. Fossett, age 24 and also of Philadelphia, PA was also arrested. Fossett was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia (pipe). She was released after processing at police headquarters. Investigation and arrests by P.O. Eli Walters.