LOUD EXHAUST – POT

On Saturday, January 31, at approximately 11:05 pm, Patrolman Umair Latif stopped a 1998 Honda Civic operated by Jenian Gonzalez-Rodriguez, age 25, of Philadelphia, PA on Route 31 South near Route 513 for multiple equipment violations. During the stop, Ptl. Latif detected the odor of marijuana inside of the vehicle and soon discovered passenger Kevin Slocum Jr., age 27, also of Philadelphia, to be in possession of a partially-smoked marijuana cigarette, a container of marijuana, and paraphernalia. As a result, Ptl. Latif charged Mr. Slocum with Possession of Under 50 Grams of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. Ms. Gonzalez-Rodriguez was issued a motor vehicle summonses for Maintenance of Lamps and given warnings for Maintenance of Exhaust, Obstructed View, and Cracked Windshield. Both were released ROR. The filing of charges is merely one step in the process of determining