Police: Man caught with weed, bullets after flipping car in Hoboken


A young Jersey City man was caught with marijuana, hollow point bullets and prescription drugs after he struck several parked cars and overturned his vehicle in Hoboken, police said.

Photo courtesy of Mike Dallas.
Photo courtesy of Mike Dallas.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Luis Williams, 20, of Jersey City, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute in a school zone, possession of prohibited weapons, possession of paraphernalia and possession of a controlled dangerous substance prescription, according to Police Det. Sgt. Edgardo Cruz.

On Saturday around 3:07 p.m., police responded to 511 Adams St. and observed an overturned 2010 Dodge. Williams, the driver, was transported to the Hoboken University Medical Center for sustaining injuries to his nose and eye, officials said.

According to authorities, Williams was traveling north on Adams Street when he struck several parked cars. It is unknown what exactly caused the vehicle to flip.

While investigating the scene of the crash, officers located a broken cigar filled with suspected marijuana, another cigar filled with suspected marijuana, four .38 special hollow point bullets and a Ziploc bag filled with marijuana and two prescription pills outside of their container, police said.

Police Det. William Collins determined that the Ziploc bag contained roughly over four ounces of marijuana with a street value of about $600. Williams also had $276 on his person when he was arrested, officials said.

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