Authorities say a man from Cape May County and another from Pennsylvania were arrested earlier this week following a traffic stop on the Atlantic City Expressway in Hamilton Township.

18-year-old Andrew Wilson of Oceanview and 18-year-old Richard Jones of East Norriton, PA, are now both facing charges after a state trooper seized more than $1,500 worth of drugs.

The New Jersey State Police says on Monday afternoon, Tpr. Kenneth Zima stopped Wilson for a traffic violation on the westbound side of the Expressway at mile marker 17.3. During the stop, Tpr. Zima determined that Wilson was under the influence and arrested him for DWI.

After further investigation, the trooper discovered Jones was in possession of methamphetamine, heroin, prescription legend drugs, hydroxybutyrate acid (also known as "the date rape drug"), and drug paraphernalia, according to a Facebook post. He was arrested without incident.

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Wilson was charged with criminal under the influence and DWI. Jones was charged with possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia. They were both released pending a court appearance.

Charges are mere accusations, and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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