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Drugs, weapon found in vehicle during stop

Published On: Feb 27 2014 09:26:00 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 27 2014 09:26:13 PM EST
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A Bethlehem man was arrested for possession of a prohibited offensive weapon, marijuana and paraphernalia after a traffic stop in Stefko Boulevard.

Police found a sawed off shotgun in the car of Christopher Jordan, as well a pair of metal knuckles with a folding blade, on Wednesday night.

Police also found a small amount of marijuana and cocaine in the car.


Jordan was arraigned at 1:35 a.m. Thursday.

He  was committed to Northampton County Prison, unable to post 10 percent of $10,000 bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. March 7 before Magisterial District Judge Romig Passaro.