Six arrested, including three teens in Linden gun bust

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LINDEN, NJ – Police officers conducting a routine traffic stop ended up finding multiple guns, hollow point bullets and a large capacity magazine in a car occupied three adults and three juveniles.

On Friday, police made the traffic stop on Summit Terrace at around 11:00 pm.

“During the stop, Officers observed a handgun lying on the floorboard of the vehicle. A second handgun was also recovered from the vehicle,” the Linden Police Department said. “One of the occupants, a 17-year-old male from Linden, ran from the scene. The other occupants were arrested without incident.”

THe suspect was chased by police and with the assistance of a Union County K-9, he was located and arrested in the area of Academy Terrace.

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Police identified the arrested as Medinah Washington, a 21-year-old female from Pennsville, Thailah Phillips, a 19-year-old female from Rahway, and Kenyon Devine, an 18-year-old male from Rahway, and three 17-year-old males.