PA Man Charged with Possessing Heroin During NJ Motor Vehicle Stop.

The New Jersey State Police have arrested Timothy Mead, 24, of Scranton, P.A. for DWI, possession of heroin, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop.

Police say on Wednesday, September 5, at 2:22 a.m., Trooper Nicolai Otero stopped Mead for a traffic violation westbound on Interstate 80 at milepost 26 in Mount Olive Township.

Police say during the stop, Tpr. Otero determined that Mead was under the influence and arrested him for DWI.

After further investigation, Tpr. Otero discovered that Mead was in possession of heroin, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia according to police.

Timothy Mead was charged with possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and DWI. He was released pending a court appearance police said.

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