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Canton Police Arrest Woman On Charges of Paraphernalia Possession, Driving with Suspended License

The following information was provided by the Canton Township Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.

Canton Township Police arrested a woman on charges of possessing marijuana and driving with a suspended license 8:06 a.m. Jan. 8 near the intersection of Ford and North Lilley roads, according to a police report.

The officer noticed the driver’s side brake tail light was broken on a black 1999 Toyota Solara heading eastbound on Ford Road and the paper plate in the rear window was faded and illegible, the report said.

When stopped by the officer, the driver said her wallet was stolen a few days before and she did not have her Michigan driver’s license or any other form of identification, according to the report.

Upon further investigation, the officer discovered the woman had a suspended driver’s license because of previous violations such as driving without a valid license, the report said. She also had three warrants, including $5,000 owed in Detroit for having an improper license, according to the report.

The officer smelled the scent of marijuana coming from the vehicle, the report said, but the woman said she didn’t have any. The officer arrested her for the warrants and on charges of driving with a suspended license, according to the report.

The officer searched the vehicle and found a small plastic baggie in the left side of the glove box, containing a green leafy substance. The woman said the bag belonged to her boyfriend but later at the station declined to give his name, the report said.

The officer confiscated the illegible paper plate, issued a new paper plate and had her vehicle towed, according to the report, and the woman was given a court date for Jan. 22 at 35th District Court.

Woman Cited on Charges of Narcotic Paraphernalia Possession

Police cited a woman on charges of possessing narcotic paraphernalia 4:42 p.m. Jan. 8 near the intersection of Belleville Road and Michigan Avenue, according to a police report.

The officer noticed a white Pontiac G6 use the right turn lane as a through lane on Michigan Avenue west of Belleville Road, the report said. The officer stopped the vehicle and could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from it, according to the report. The officer asked if either the driver or passenger had marijuana medical cards, to which they replied no, the report said.

The woman said there was marijuana in the vehicle, when asked by the officer, and pointed to a smoking pipe that was visible in the open passenger side glove box, according to the report. She handed the pipe to the officer and admitted to smoking earlier in the afternoon, the report said.

No other narcotics were found, according to the report, and the woman was issued a citation and given a court date at 35th District Court for Jan. 22. 

For questions about this crime report, email aysha.jamali@patch.com.

Larry Earlywine January 13, 2013 at 08:57 PM
I'm a blues and rock violin player from Phoenix and I plan on visiting my nephew thee for the first time. I smoke marijuana and have a medical card, will I still be arrested if I'm caught, I'm a wimpy long haired musician and I'm scared to death of being in jail, and my nephew advised me not to bring any because he said I won't like in in jail, because I don't know how to fight and I'm passive, but I use cannibus for my bursitis, and to calm my nerves. My E-mail is phxfiddler1@yahoo.com

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