Little Egg Harbor Township police have arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly using heroin in a Wawa parking lot.

Police responded at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday to the Wawa on Mathistown Road after a report that a man was in a vehicle using heroin.

Steven E. Hoxworth Jr., 21, of Absecon, was inside his car with several packages of heroin on his lap, police said in a release.

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A search of the vehicle found that Hoxworth was in possession of hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia.

Hoxworth was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, drug paraphernalia and hypodermic needles. Hoxworth was also issued a summons for possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

Hoxworth was released on a summons pending a court appearance, police said.

Contact Donna Weaver:

609-226-9198

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