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UPDATE: Mount Holly Pair Wanted for Drug, Weapons Possession Arrested

Mount Holly

State Police Arrest Wanted Couple for Weapons and Drug Offenses

The New Jersey State Police have arrested Nicholas Layton, 39, and Rebecca Wills, 33, both of Mount Holly, who were wanted for various weapons and drugs offenses.

Through various investigative means, detectives determined that Layton and Wills were staying at a residence in Evesham Township, Burlington County.

On Sunday, August 4, members of the State Police Fugitive Unit, Troop "C" Criminal Investigation Office, and K-9 Unit along with members of the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Layton and Wills. As a result, detectives seized more than five ounces of methamphetamine, half a kilogram of cocaine, and more 2,000 cash.

Police say Nicholas Layton and Rebecca Willis were also charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, and endangering the welfare of a child.

They were both lodged at the Burlington County Jail pending a detention hearing.

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