The New Jersey State Police arrested Nicholas Layton, 39, and Rebecca Wills, 33, both of Mt. Holly, who were wanted for various weapons and drugs offenses.
Through various investigative means, detectives determined that Layton and Wills were staying at a residence in Evesham Township.
On Sunday, Aug. 4, members of the state police fugitive unit, Troop “C” criminal investigation office and K-9 unit along with members of the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force located and arrested the pair. As a result, detectives seized more than five ounces of methamphetamine, half a kilogram of cocaine and more than $2,000 cash.
Layton and Willis were also charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a child.
They were both lodged at the Burlington County Jail pending a detention hearing.
Charges are mere accusations and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.