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Marijuana Arrest: On January 7, 2018 at 3:08 p.m., Ptl. Jack Lyon was monitoring traffic on Route 287 North when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. Ptl. Lyon stopped the car and made contact with the occupants. During their conversation, the officer smelled what he recognized to be the odor of raw marijuana emanating from the interior of the vehicle. After a brief investigation and search, a small amount of suspected marijuana and a few items of drug paraphernalia were discovered. The passenger of the vehicle, Kelsey T. Stinson, 21 years old from Mount Bethel, PA, was arrested, transported to headquarters and processed. Ms. Stinson was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on her own recognizance and has a pending court appearance.
Capt. Christopher DePuyt
Operations & Public Information Officer