The following information is on file with the Evesham Township Police Department:
On April 29 at 9:47 a.m., an officer with the Evesham Township Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop while carrying out traffic enforcement inside the township’s Data Driven Approach to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) Zone.
According to Evesham Police, the department relies heavily on collecting crime and traffic collision data to place officers in areas where there is a significant uptick in social harms.
As such, during this recent investigation, an officer allegedly detected the odor of burning marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A subsequent search of the vehicle by officers resulted in the alleged discovery of distribution amounts of heroin and cocaine, as well as personal use amounts of marijuana.
A male, age 31, of Pennsauken, was charged with third-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, third-degree possession of heroin with intent to distribute and a disorderly persons offense for possession of marijuana less than 50 grams.
He was released on his own recognizance.