On Thursday, December 31, at approximately 12:15 am, Sergeant Thomas DeRosa stopped a 2000 BMW 525 operated by Moises Santos, age 39, of West New York, on Interstate 78 West for equipment violations. During the stop, Sgt. DeRosa detected the odor of raw marijuana inside of the vehicle and a subsequent search produced over fifty (50) grams of it as well as a bag of cocaine. As a result, Sgt. DeRosa arrested Mr. Santos and charged him with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Over 50 Grams of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Operating a Motor Vehicle While In Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Maintenance of Lamps, and Using Unapproved Equipment. He was released ROR.