New York Man Cited for Pot Possession, Distracted Driving


A police officer on Monday morning cited a 23-year-old Mahopac, N.Y. man for minor drug charges during a traffic stop.

At approximately 9:16 a.m. on June 6, the officer pulled over the motorist on Old Stamford Road for holding a cellphone to his ear while driving.

Upon approaching the vehicle, officer detected the odor of marijuana, according to a police report.

During a search of the vehicle, the officer found two marijuana pipes, both with marijuana residue, and a marijuana grinder, the report said.

The first infraction summons was issued for operating a vehicle while using a cell phone. The second, for the possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, the report said.

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