Canton Police Arrest 2 on Marijuana Charges

The following information was provided by the Canton Township Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.

Canton Township Police approached a vehicle Jan. 21 with two occupants and a strong odor of what appeared to be marijuana shortly after finishing another drug-related call at Comfort Suites, 5700 N. Haggerty in Canton, according to a police report.

The driver and passenger, who told police they were staying at the Fairfield Inn next to the Comfort Suites, admitted to having smoked marijuana and told police none was left because the two had smoked it together, according to the report The driver showed police a yellow,red and silver pipe on his lap, the report indicated.

When police searched the passenger, they located a sandwich bag containing what appeared to be marijuana, the report indicated, and a glass pipe with black stripes.

Police searched the vehicle and found a bag with loose flakes of a substance that police believed to be marijuana, the report indicated, which the driver said belonged to him.

Police field-tested the substance found on the passenger, which proved to be 5.2 grams of marijuana, the report indicated. The substance belonging to the driver field-tested as 2.6 grams, the report indicated.

Police arrested both men on charges of violating the public health code with a Feb. 5 court date.

For questions about this crime report, email john.mckay@patch.com.

mary jane January 28, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Really feel safe now dumb ass
marimari January 29, 2013 at 03:12 AM
How about catching some real criminals...they were minding their own business...
gilbe January 29, 2013 at 09:38 PM
Not only does this take zero police work, but they get to steal the guy's car too! What's the difference between these Narc police and the mafia?...Yeah, I couldn't think of anything either.
Outlaw23 February 02, 2013 at 04:47 PM
I'm glad they busted these dudes, if the cops hadn't been busy with them, they might have caught me!
Aaron April 18, 2013 at 09:15 PM
5.2 and 2.6 grams? Whew.. good thing we busted these guys. Are we sure there is no Mexican cartel connection?


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