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Wayne Police Arrest Two for Weapon Possession After Traffic Stop


Wayne Police announce the arrest of two residents for Weapon Possession after being pulled over.

According to police, on Tuesday, May 31, at approximately 5:18 p.m., Wayne Police Officers Spencer Schoonmaker and Joseph Cobianchi, members of the Enforcement Unit, were monitoring traffic on Route 23 when they observed a vehicle bearing Rhode Island license plates with a cracked windshield pass their location.

Police officials said that the officers conducted a stop of the vehicle and found that the male inside was the subject of a wanted person bulletin and the female inside was the owner of the vehicle. 

According to police officials, while following up with police in Rhode Island, the Wayne officers were notified that the male was likely in possession of a handgun. He was also determined to have prior arrests. 

A K-9 unit from the Passaic County Sheriff's Office was requested. Passaic County Sheriff's Officer Heyman and K9 Max responded. K9 Max indicated on the passenger door of the vehicle. 

Police said that a search of the vehicle's interior revealed a .40 caliber handgun. Both occupants were taken into custody.

Arrested was Corey Hiler, 41, of Wayne. He was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Handgun and Being a Certain Person Not to Possess Weapons.

Also arrested was Jennifer Cabrol, 41, of Wayne. She was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Handgun.

Both were charged on complaint warrants and placed in Passaic County Jail pending a detention hearing.