While on patrol on southbound Haggerty Road past Joy Road, stopped a man in a pickup truck who had been reported as a possible drunk driver, according to a police report.
When police stopped the driver, the officer noticed what smelled like both burnt and unburnt marijuana, noticed flakes of suspected marijuana on the driver’s shirt and saw something in the driver’s mouth.
Police asked the man to open his mouth, the report said, and the man complied. Police observed a substance believed to be marijuana inside the driver’s mouth and ordered the man to spit the substance out onto his driver’s seat.
Police arrested the man on charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, the report said. While searching the vehicle, police recovered three rolling papers in the truck’s center console and passenger side map case.
The substance tested positive as marijuana.
The man posted bond and was released.
Canton Police cite man on marijuana charges at Lower Rouge Recreation Area
were on patrol at 9:55 p.m. Aug. 27 near the off of Morton Taylor north of Michigan Avenue when officers saw a driver in a silver Ford Taurus enter the park, which closes at 10 p.m., according to a police report.
According to the report, the driver did a U-turn near the entrance of the park, which police found suspicious, and stopped the vehicle to investigate the driver’s activity.
The driver told police he made a wrong turn and was on his way to meet with his friends. He told police he did not have his driver’s license with him. While police checked his driving status, one officer asked the man if he had any drugs in his vehicle, and the man admitted having some marijuana in a box on his front passenger seat.
Police recovered a glass mason jar with marijuana inside in a box on the front passenger seat.
Police arrested the man on charges of marijuana possession and he was given a Sept. 12 court date at .
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