Police ask for ID, man hands them marijuana


When authorities in Warren County asked a man laying in an alley for ID, police say he handed them a wallet full of marijuana.

Hackettstown police responded to an alley in the 100 block of Main Street just after 8 p.m. Christmas for reports of an unconscious and unresponsive man, according to a news release.

There officers found Santos Vasques-Hernandez on the ground. Police say the 34-year-old was breathing and appeared to be intoxicated, when he become combative and started swinging at officers.

When police asked him for identification, Vasques-Hernandez handed officers his wallet that contained a baggy of suspected marijuana. Police also found a wooden pipe that contained suspected marijuana residue.

The Hackettstown Rescue Squad took Vasques-Hernandez to the Hackettstown Regional Medical Center for treatment. Authorities charged Vasques-Hernandez with drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct.

He was release pending a future court appearance....

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