NJ State Police Traffic Stop Result in Arrest of Princeton Man for Drug Possession

The New Jersey State Police have arrested Max Rigie, 27, of Princeton, N.J., after a traffic stop led to the seizure of drugs and the recovery of a handgun.

Police say on Sunday, June 29th at 8:56 p.m., Trooper Nicholas DePinto stopped Rigie for a traffic violation on State Highway 29 in Trenton.

Police say during the stop, Tpr. DePinto determined that Rigie was under the influence and arrested him for DWI. After further investigation, troopers discovered that Rigie was in possession of a .38 caliber handgun, cocaine, and marijuana.

Max Rigie was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, unlawful possession of a prohibited weapon or device, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal under the influence, and DWI.

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

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