Man charged with weapons offenses in West Windsor hotel


A Morrisville, Pennsylvania, man is facing assorted charges, including weapons and drug offenses, following an investigation into fraudulent use of a credit card to pay for his room at the Clarion Hotel on Route 1, according to the West Windsor Police Department.

Officers were sent to the hotel to investigate a report that a man had booked his hotel room online, using what was later determined to have been stolen credit card information in the May 31 incident, police said.

During the course of the investigation, the man was found to be in possession of a Glock handgun that was loaded with hollow point bullets in a high-capacity magazine. He also had another loaded high-capacity magazine in his possession, police said.

Officers also found that both he and a woman who was staying with him in the hotel room had cocaine and several pre-packaged small glass containers of crack cocaine in their possession, according to the allegations.

The man was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of hollow point bullets, possession of high capacity magazines, fraudulent use of a credit card and theft of services.

The man and the woman were charged with possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a controlled, dangerous substance.

The woman, who also lives in Morrisville, was charged with hindering apprehension and for having outstanding warrants for her arrest from Hamilton, Lawrence and Ewing townships and from Woodland.

They were taken to the Mercer County Corrections Center.