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Greenburgh Police Find Man with Marijuana in Pants

GREENBURGH. N.Y. – Greenburgh police stopped a pair of men Tuesday, one of whom allegedly possessed marijuana.

Police saw the driver pick up the second man in a “known drug location” according to the police report, and drive away. Officers stopped the car for having nontransparent side and rear windows.

The driver gave identification to police, who told him to lower the rear driver’s side window so the officer could see the passenger in the rear of the car. Police spoke to the passenger and detected a strong odor of marijuana on him.

Police asked the man about the smell and he admitted that he had one small bag of marijuana in his pants. Officers ran a check on the driver and discovered that he had a suspended license with eight suspensions on five dates. A check on the passenger yielded no results.

Police arrested the driver for aggravated unlicensed operation in the second degree and took him to headquarters. Officers gave the passenger a desk appearance ticket for unlawful possession of marijuana and released him with a return date of Jan. 27.

The vehicle was towed and impounded at Greenburgh Police Department headquarters. A female woman in the front of the car was released from the scene without incident.

Police issued a summons to the driver for the aggravated unlicensed operation charge and for nontransparent side windows. He was released on $150 bail with a return date of Feb. 9.

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