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Bordentown Traffic Stop Leads to Three Arrests; Weapon, Drug Seizure

By kcora on
Bordentown Township

The New Jersey State Police have arrested Quasim Arvinger, 32, and Rashanna Pierce, 29, Michelle Pierce, 45, all of Burlington, after a car stop led to the discovery of a handgun and $1,700 worth of drugs.

According to police, on September 2nd at 6:03 p.m., Trooper James Porch stopped a Mitsubishi Diamante driven by Michelle Pierce for a traffic violation on Interstate 295 south at milepost 57.1 in Bordentown Township.

During the stop, Trooper Porch was advised by dispatch that Michelle Pierce and Arvinger had active warrants for their arrest. During the investigation, Trooper Porch discovered that Arvinger was in possession of a 9mm handgun, marijuana, ecstasy, and drug paraphernalia. Rashanna Pierce was also found to be in possession of ecstasy and drug paraphernalia.

As a result, all three suspects were arrested.

Quasim Arvinger was charged with hindering apprehension, resisting arrest, and numerous gun and drug charges. He was lodged in Burlington County Jail on a no bail warrant.

Rashanna Pierce was charged with possession of ecstasy, possession of ecstasy with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia and released pending court date.

Michelle Pierce was arrested for the outstanding warrant and released with a pending court date.

Charges are mere accusations and the suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.