New Brunswick Man Arrested With Weapon, Hollow Point Bullets, In Township

A 22-year-old New Brunswick man was arrested Dec. 8 on weapons-related charges after a traffic stop in the township.

Najee Croom of Wright Street was a passenger in a car that was stopped at the corner of Hamilton Street and Millstone Road, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office.

Police saw a 1998 Ford Taurus driving down Norma Avenue at about 10:48 p.m. without its lights on, according to the release. The car was pulled over, after which it was discovered that Croom, a passenger in the car, was wanted on a municipal court warrant from North Brunswick.

Police searched Croom and found a Walther 9mm handgun tucked inside his waistband, according to the release. The gun was loaded with hollow point bullets.

Croom was charged with 2nd Degree Possession of a Handgun and 4th Degree Possession of Hollow Point Ammunition.

Croom is being held in the Somerset County jail, Somerville.

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