When you're tired, it's best to use a pillow and blanket at home for sleeping and not the front seat of a car while on the road.

Two people were arrested in East Brunswick, not for sleeping, although police said that's how they were found at a stop sign on Suydam Street near Kennedy Boulevard around 11:04 p.m. Feb. 12. They were charged with having drugs and alcohol.

East Brunswick police said one of their patrol officers pulled up to a vehicle idling in the road at a stop sign and when he approached the vehicle, saw both people inside sleeping.

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Police said the driver, Abdul Bangura, 40, from Landover, Maryland, was under the influence and was then arrested for driving while intoxicated.

A police officer searched Bangura's vehicle and said he found a handgun, ammunition, an open container of alcohol, and several bags of marijuana.

Bangura and his passenger, Kwame Marcano, 33, from Landover, Maryland, were both charged with unlawful possession of a firearm.

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