Mt. Laurel Police arrest man for alleged possession of controlled dangerous substance

Police say the incident took place on Feb. 5 at 7:41 p.m. on Centerton Road.

The following information is on file with the Mt. Laurel Township Police Department:

On Feb. 5, Mt. Laurel Police arrested a 35-year-old male of Mt. Laurel for allegedly possessing a controlled dangerous substance.

According to police, the incident began at 7:41 p.m., when an officer on routine patrol observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of 16 Centerton Road.

Police say the male driver allegedly attempted to separate himself from the vehicle when the marked unit activated its overhead lights.

According to police, the officer contacted the driver, and the driver allegedly acted in a suspicious manner.

The officer then observed what he believed to be a pill bottle on the front seat of the vehicle.

After talking with the individual, police say the man allegedly admitted the pill bottle contained a controlled dangerous substance not prescribed by a practitioner.

According to police, the man was transported to Mt. Laurel Police Headquarters, processed and released.