Police in Egg Harbor Township have arrested an 18-year-old Absecon resident, after finding as loaded handgun and drugs in his possession.

Police say they stopped a car for motor vehicle violations Saturday morning at 10:00, on Doughty Road. They did a search and found a loaded handgun and 40 wax folds of heroin in the possession of a passenger in the car.

Nasir Crippen was arrested and charged with "intent to distribute, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Handgun, Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and Possession of a weapon while committing a CDS crime", according to Egg Harbor Township Police.