Canton Township Police arrested a woman on charges of marijuana possession 12:06 a.m. Sept. 16 near the intersection of Michigan Avenue and South Lotz Road, according to a police report.
The responding officer stopped the driver of a black Mercedes Benz for a defective brake light in the parking lost of the Fellows Creek Motel, the report said, and the Benz had followed a blue Chevrolet Aveo into the lot.
The driver of the Aveo said she was with the driver of the Benz when asked by the officer, the report said. The officer said he noticed a strong odor of marijuana in the vehicle, but the woman said there was not any present when asked, according to the report.
After the original stop was completed, the officer asked the woman again if she had marijuana in the car, the report said. She said there was a blunt tail in the ash tray, which the officer found along with a package of three full marijuana blunts and another package with one full marijuana blunt in the backseat, according to the report. The woman was arrested and given a court date for Oct. 3 at 35th District Court.
Two Women Attempt to Steal from Walmart
Canton Township Police arrested two women on charges of retail fraud 5:56 p.m. Sept. 16 at Walmart, according to a police report. The women selected a backpack and changed the price sticker on it from $10 to $5, the report said. One woman put two boxes of flea/lice drops valued at $99.98 into a Walmart bag and attempted to return the product, the report said, and received a Walmart gift card as a refund.
Other items reported to be stolen include a video, three fleece tops and one pant, and a rug, the report said, and the total value of the stolen items was $131.43. The women were held awaiting $300 bond and/or arraignment, and their court date is Oct. 3 at 35th District Court.
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