NJ State Police Arrest Man, Seize a Handgun During Traffic Stop

The New Jersey State Police have arrested James Diggs 3rd, 20, of Trenton, N.J. and seized a handgun and large capacity magazine as a result of a traffic stop.

Police say on Thursday at 12:45 a.m., troopers stopped Diggs for a traffic violation on Chambers Street in Hamilton Township, Mercer County. During the stop, troopers discovered Diggs was in possession of a .40 caliber handgun and marijuana.

According to NJ State Police officials, James Diggs was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, prohibited weapons and devices and possession of marijuana.

He was lodged in Mercer County Jail pending a bail detention hearing.

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