Bronx Man Charged With Pot Possession

Published on February 08, 2017, 5:22 am
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Erratic driving and making an illegal U-turn led to the arrest of a Bronx man who was a passenger in the vehicle on charges including pot possession, police said.

Alexander Scott, 28, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

At 12:24 a.m. Monday, February 6, 2017, a Mount Olive, NJ police officer patrolling Route 46 stopped a vehicle he observed make an illegal U-turn and then fail to maintain its lane and while speaking with the driver – identified as Jimmy Vanderhall – detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, police said.

While speaking with the passenger – identified as Scott – the officer detected the odor coming from him and a search of Scott found that he was in possession of a small plastic bag containing marijuana, police said.

Vanderhall was charged with making an improper U-turn.

Scott was released pending a court appearance.


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