Man Arrested With 9mm Handgun And High-Capacity Magazine With Hollow Point Ammo, Heroin, Crack-Cocaine, And Cash

September 21, 2022

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Trenton Police Violent Crimes Unit Detectives were providing extra attention in the area of Brunswick Avenue when they observed a bulge in Rashaon A Williams waistband area and upon further investigation found him in possession of a handgun.  He was subsequently placed under arrest.  The handgun was found to have a high-capacity magazine loaded with hollow point ammunition.  Search incidental to arrest found Williams to be in possession of a distributable amount of CDS Heroin and CDS Crack-Cocaine.  A Criminal History check revealed Williams to be a Certain Person not to possess a Handgun/Ammunition and was found to have a prior NERA conviction.  This incident occurred within 1000’ of a school.

Arrestee #1:  Rashaon A Williams; [32], Newark, NJ 


#1: Unlawful Possession of a Handgun – NERA 

#2: Unlawful Possession Hollow Point Rounds 

#3: Unlawful Possession High-Capacity Magazine 

#4: Certain Persons not to Possess Weapons 

#5: Certain Persons not to Possess Ammunition 

#6: Possession of a Handgun during CDS Crime 

#7: Possession of CDS Heroin 

#8: Possession of CDS Heroin w/Intent 

#9: Possession of CDS Crack-Cocaine 

#10: Possession of CDS Crack-Cocaine w/Intent 

#11: Possession of CDS w/Intent w/in 1000’ School 

Property Confiscated: 

Item #1: Taurus .9mm semi-automatic handgun [High capacity magazine / hollow point ammunition] 

Item #2: 60 decks CDS Heroin 

Item #3: 3 grams CDS Crack-Cocaine 

Item #4: $122.00 U.S. Currency seized