Bordentown Township Police arrest Hamilton man for possession of “ghost gun”

June 25, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

The Bordentown Township Police Department announced today of the arrest of a Hamilton Township man for possession of an untraceable “ghost gun.”

The incident originated on June 19th at approximately 12:45 am when Ptl. Zackman stopped a Chevrolet Malibu on Rt. 206. Following a K9 alert a search was conducted of the vehicle which led to the seizure of a 9mm Glock handgun that lacked a serial number loaded with hollow point ammunition. The firearm also contained a large capacity magazine and a passenger in the Malibu, Jaquan Picott, age – 26, of East McGalliard Ave. Hamilton NJ 08610 was arrested for possessing such.

Picott was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of a prohibited weapon, being a certain person not to have weapons, unlawful possession of a large capacity magazine and possession of a defaced firearm. He was then committed to the Burlington County Jail.

Ptl. Czepiel and his K9 “Bolo” of the Florence Township Police Department assisted in this incident.

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.