On Friday, February 26, at approximately 11:20 pm, an officer stopped a 1999 Mercedes C280 operated by Nelson Matos, age 19, of Farmingdale, NY on Route 31 South near Payne Road for moving and equipment violations. During the stop, the officer detected the odor of marijuana and also observed a small amount inside of the vehicle in plain view. Mr. Matos was soon found to be in possession of a bag of marijuana and a scale. He was arrested and charged with Possession of Under 50 Grams of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Operating a Motor Vehicle While In Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Failure to Maintain Lane, Failure to Signal Lane Change, and Maintenance of Lamps. He was released ROR.