Weapon Recovered in Jersey City Motor Vehicle Stop

Police took a male into custody and charged him with possession of a weapon after a motor vehicle stop in a section of Jersey City Sunday night.

According to preliminary reports, police conducted a routine traffic stop of a vehicle that violated traffic rules in the vicinity of Rutgers and Cantor avenues shortly before 11:45 p.m.

Police say a brief investigation revealed that the suspect was in possession of a loaded weapon.

The Jersey City Police Department has launched an investigation into the incident.

Police have not released the identity of the suspect at this time.