Drug arrest

On February 3 at approximately 20:00 hours Officer Miller was patrolling the area of Main Street. Officer Miller noticed a vehicle which displayed ornamental lighting. Officer Miller initiated a traffic stop based on the lighting and made contact with the driver. Upon approaching the vehicle Officer Miller smelled a strong smell of marijuana coming from the driver side window. Officer Miller asked the driver about the smell and the driver admitted to having marijuana inside the vehicle. The driver was asked to step out of the vehicle to which he complied. A search of the vehicle was performed and a small quantity of marijuana along with a registered handgun was located. 

Incident Date: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 8:00pm

Case Number: 

18-0029

Location: 

Benton, PA 17814