Union County Police arrested an Elizabeth woman on Wednesday after allegedly finding crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia during a routine traffic stop.
County Police said that they arrested 44-year-old Cheryl Williams at approximately 1:55 p.m. while working in an undercover capacity.
At the time, an unmarked police cruiser observed a motor vehicle violation on Alina Street in Elizabeth. There were three individuals in the vehicle.
Two detectives on duty approached and addressed the driver. During the exchange they immediately observed drug paraphernalia on the floor of the back seat of the vehicle. Further investigation revealed suspected crack cocaine near the paraphernalia.
Williams was arrested and transported to Union County Police Headquarters where she was processed for the following charges: possession of crack cocaine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was photographed and finger-printed was released on her own recognizance pending a hearing in Superior Court.
The driver of the vehicle was issued a motor vehicle summons and, along with a secondary passenger, was released at the scene. The vehicle was impounded.