Two arrested for illegal gun possession

On Sunday September 28th at approximately 12.40 a.m. a Phlipsburg Police Patrol was sent top Lizzy’s Bar on the Board Walk where the music was played to loud. On the scene the investigating officers noticed that two men who at the time were standing in a group of men were behaving quite suspicious and passing an unknown item to each other. The officers approach these two men when suddenly a gun fell to the floor. Both suspects with the initials Z.M.J. (32) and A.O.M. (25) were arrested on the spot for illegal gun possession. The 2.25 caliber pistol was confiscated for further investigation. The suspects were taken to the Philipsburg Police Station, where they remain in custody for questioning.