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Posted on: January 16, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Traffic stop leads to charges for suspended driving and possession of marijuana

On 01/16/2013 at 1756 hours Officer K. Meyer was on routine patrol when he observed a vehicle traveling in front of him with a non functioning tail light. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and as soon as the officer made contact with the driver he smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The officer inquired about the marijuana and the driver produced a glass smoking bowl. The officer had HQ run the driver’s information and he was suspended and revoked through the state of Maryland. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to Central Booking for processing.

Arrestee: Downs, Joseph Patrick
05/14/1988
100 block Polaris Drive
Walkersville, MD

Charges: Driving suspended/revoked
Poss. marijuana
Poss. paraphernalia

Arresting Officer: OFC Kevin Meyer

Preparing Officer: CPL Angela Waechter

Case Number: 2013-3336

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