Police: Alabama man busted with loaded handgun in parking lot of Secaucus hotel


An Alabama man was busted with a loaded handgun in the parking lot of a Secaucus hotel on the Fourth of July, Police Chief Dennis Miller said.

Inset photo of Quinterious Jones courtesy of the Secaucus Police Department. Background photo of the Red Roof Inn via Google Maps.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Yesterday at approximately 11:16 a.m., Secaucus Police Officer David Delseni conducted a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot of the Red Roof Inn, located at 15 Meadowlands Parkway, of a guest of the hotel.

During the motor vehicle stop, Delseni discovered that the driver, Quinterious Jones, was in possession of a handgun.  He was arrested after a search of his vehicle uncovered a loaded Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun.

The handgun was loaded with a 16-round magazine and also had a round inthe chamber. Additionally, some hollow point ammunition was also seized.

“This is another example how proactively policing troublesome areas will continue to suppress violators of the law. I applaud the police officer for his proactivity, which directly led to the seizure of another loaded handgun,” Miller added.

Jones, 23, of Alabama, was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a high-capacity magazine, possession of hollow point ammunition, and unlawful possession of handgun ammunition.

He was processed and remanded to the Hudson County Correctional Facility, authorities said.

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