Police: Scent of weed during Bayonne traffic stop leads to man…

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Bayonne Bayonne man busted with cocaine, heroin, semi-automatic handgun after fleeing from cops Bayonne TAGSbayonne policemarijuana possessionunlawful possession of a handgun SHARE Police: Scent of weed during Bayonne traffic stop leads to man being caught with handgun Facebook Twitter By John Heinis – November 4, 2020 2:33 pm 0 A traffic stop in Bayonne where an officer recognized the odor of marijuana led to a Bronx man being caught with an illegal handgun, police said. By John Heinis/Hudson County ViewMoleak R. Battice, 21, Bronx, New York, was charged with possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a handgun, and possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, according to Police Capt. Eric Amato.At around 10:59 p.m. last night, officers conducted a motor vehicle stop of a silver colored BMW, later determined to be operated by Battice, in the area of 52nd Street and Avenue E.During the stop, officers detected an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle and conducted a search. During the search, the officers recovered a marijuana cigarette and a .22 cal. semi-automatic handgun loaded with 8 .22 cal. rounds.As a result, he was subsequently placed under arrest and processed, officials said. BayonneCrimeNews Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter CarePoint Health reaches deal for Cigna Health Insurance to join their network Bayonne man pepper sprayed, arrested after punching cop in the face, authorities say Previous articleFulop talks Saleh win, arts & culture trust fund, legal weed, and Biden vs. TrumpNext articleJCHA ready to vote on Holland Gardens plan that includes homeownership, on-site resources John Heinis Bayonne last_img read more