Cops: Blown Stop Sign Leads to Arrest
The following is from the Chester Township Police and does not indicate a conviction.
A 20-year-old driver from Flanders and his 21-year-old passenger from Bloomfield were arrested after driving through a stop sign on June 25, Chester Township Police said.
Patrolman Christopher Cavanagh observed a 2006 Red Mazda fail to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Oakdale and Pleasant Hill Road and after stopping the vehicle smelled raw marijuana while speaking with driver Nigel Nimoh, police said.
After a search of the vehicle, Nimoh was issued summonses for possession of under 50 grams of Marijuana, possession/use of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle and failure to stop at a stop sign, police said. Passenger, Jonathan Rojas-Contreras, was issued a summons for possession/use of marijuana and both were released pending a court appearance in Chester Township Municipal Court, police said.