Light out pot

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 @ approximately 12:06 AM – Police arrested Chase J. Merone, age 18 of Raritan Township and Alex DiGiovanni, age 19 of Readington Township and charged each with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on Leeds Road. Merone was initially stopped for having a headlight out on the vehicle that he was operating. Both were released after processing at police headquarters. A 17 year-old male passenger in the vehicle was also charged with possession / consumption of an alcoholic beverage while underage. He was released to an adult female passenger that was also in the vehicle, but not charged with anything, at the request of his mother. Investigation and arrests by Sgt. Robert Landolina.