HACKENSACK MAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSING STOLEN HANDGUN

The Maywood Police Department arrested Adrian Gentles, 33, of Hackensack, on weapons and drug related charges.

At approximately 0510 hours on Sunday, June 17, 2018, Officer Brian Rubio and Officer Ben Singer conducted a motor vehicle stop on Essex Street on a red 1998 Honda Accord for multiple motor vehicle violations. While speaking with Gentles, Officer Rubio detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the interior compartment of the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle yielded marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a HMW Windicator 38 special 6 shot revolver reported stolen from North Carolina.

Gentles was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure to Surrender a CDS to Law Enforcement. Gentles was lodged in the Bergen County Jail pending his appearance at Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court.

These charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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