North Brunswick PD: City Man Arrested on Warrants Before Cops Found Sawed-Off Shotgun in Car

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ—A New Brunswick man and a Princeton woman were arrested on outstanding warrants before police say they found two guns, inclduing a sawed-off shotgun in their vehicle.

"During the early morning hours of November 8th, a Patrol Sergeant rolled up upon a suspicious vehicle on Livingston Avenue near Route One," reads a Facebook post by the North Brunswick Police Department.

The Facebook post identified the suspects as 26-year-old Wendell Pittman, of New Brunswick, and 38-year-old Menga Ramos, of Princeton.

"The Sergeant approached the vehicle and engaged in some conversation with the two occupants. When the conversation didn't make sense, the Sergeant looked a bit deeper, finding that both occupants were wanted persons."

Police said they found a .22 caliber handgun and "a loaded sawed-off shotgun."

Both occupants were sent to the Middlesex County jail "in lieu of bail," according to the Facebook post.

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