Police in Hamilton Township responded to a call Saturday afternoon about a man whipping another person with a belt on Cologne Avenue, in an area between Oak Crest Estates and Cologne Gardens.

According to police, when officers arrived, Jordain Stewart, 18, of Mays Landing ran from the scene. More officers responded and located Stewart near Brecknock Court. It was determined that while running, Stewart threw a blue backpack over a fence.

Police recovered the bag, and its contents, which included: a loaded, deface, 357 magnum, 168 grams of marijuana, oxycodone pills, 61 Xanax pills, a CDS scale, and virgin CDS bags.

Stewart is facing a number of charges and is being held in the Atlantic County Jail.

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