State police: Couple on the run arrested, charged with weapons and drug offenses

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EVESHAM TOWNSHIP -

State police say a couple from Mount Holly that were on the run and considered armed and dangerous are now in custody.

According to state police, Nicholas Layton, 39, and Rebecca Willis, 33, were both staying at a home in Evesham Township.

Detectives seized more than five ounces of methamphetamine, half a kilogram of cocaine and $2,000 in cash when they were arrested.

Officials were searching for them after they say a raid at Layton's home turned up several assault rifles, including untraceable “ghost guns."

Layton and Willis were charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, among others.

Both are now at the Burlington County Jail pending a detention hearing.

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