Police: Woman caught with stun gun and cocaine after stealing from Bayonne Walgreens


A woman was caught with a stun gun, cocaine, and narcotic paraphernalia after stealing from the Bayonne Walgreens last night, police said.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Kesha Coe, 42, of Jersey City, was charged with shoplifting, hindering apprehension, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (cocaine), possession of narcotic paraphernalia, certain persons to not possess weapons, and contempt (two warrants), according to Police Capt. Eric Amato.

Coe was taken into custody at approximately 10:49 p.m. from the area of 8th Street and Avenue C for shoplifting $216.37 worth of merchandise from Walgreens, located at 12 North St.

During the investigation, she provided officers with false pedigree information in an effort to hinder her own apprehension. Additionally, during the search incident to her arrest, a stun gun, cocaine, and narcotic paraphernalia were recovered.

Coe was also found to be wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants: one out of Bayonne and one out of Jersey City. She was also determined to be classified as a certain person not to possess weapons and was, therefore, additionally charged accordingly, authorities said.

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