Double-parked car leads to gun arrest, cops say

TRENTON -- The driver of a double-parked car is facing weapons charges after police found a loaded gun inside. Street Crime Unit detectives were on patrol in the 200 block of Walnut Street around 2:15 a.m. Friday when they saw a car that was illegally...

Double-parked car leads to gun arrest, cops say

TRENTON -- The driver of a double-parked car is facing weapons charges after police found a loaded gun inside.

Street Crime Unit detectives were on patrol in the 200 block of Walnut Street around 2:15 a.m. Friday when they saw a car that was illegally parked, police said.

When they stopped to investigate, the driver, 23-year-old Xavior Giovanni Lucret, of Trenton, was seen concealing a handgun under his seat, police said.

He was removed from the car and placed under arrest. The gun was loaded with hollow-point rounds, police said.

Lucret was also charged with improper parking, having a suspended registration and being an unlicensed driver.

His passenger, Roberto D. Alicea, 22, of Delran, was charged with having several baggies of marijuana.

Cristina Rojas may be reached at crojas@njadvancemedia.com. Follow her on Twitter @CristinaRojasTT. Find NJ.com on Facebook.

 

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