TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–According to Detective Lieutenant Bethesda Stokes, on Sunday, August 7, 2022, SCU Detectives were doing preventive patrolling the area of Hamilton and Hudson Streets. While in the area, the Detectives observed the arrestee (Cornel Fanfair) opened the driver’s side door and tossed a crack pipe out of the vehicle. Detectives conducted a motor vehicle stop and observed assorted drug paraphernalia throughout the vehicle. A narcotics dog was requested and arrived on scene. Detective Kulis arrived on scene and his K9 indicated on the trunk of the vehicle. The trunk was searched and Detectives recovered a loaded handgun with a high capacity magazine in the backpack. Fanfair was taken into custody without incident.
Cornel Fanfair, 46, Mount Holly, NJ charged with Unlaful Possession of a Weapon, Prohibited Weapons and Devices High Capacity Magazine, Criminal Restraint, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Hindering Apprehension.