On December 2nd 2017, while conducting speed enforcement in the area of 5370 Old Berwick Road. Officers observed a blue Nissan SUV traveling 53mph in a 35mph zone. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle. The driver who was identified as Edwin Martinez displayed signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance. Martinez admitted to smoking marijuana prior to the traffic stop. Martinez also admitted to having marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Martinez was taken into custody under suspicion of driving under the influence as well as possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Martinez was transported for a blood draw which later tested positive for marijuana.
Martinez is charged with DUI, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and speeding.