>Crime Scene Middletown: MAN ARRESTED FOR MARIJUANA POSSESSION AFTER CAR STOP

> PREPARED BY DETECTIVE LIEUTENANT STEPHEN DOLLINGER

On February 28, 2011 at approximately 7:15 pm Patrolman Richard Fulham was on patrol in the area of Gillville Lane when he observed a vehicle make a turn without using its turn signal. Officer Fulham conducted a motor vehicle stop and approached the vehicle.

While speaking with the occupants, Officer Fulham detected the odor of raw marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. He informed the occupants of his observation at which point the passenger, identified as Patrick Collins, age 19, from Highway 33 in Neptune, NJ, voluntarily reached down to the floor mat and retrieved a tin foil package and handed it to the officer. The package was found to contain marijuana.

Collins was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters where he was charged with Possession of under 50 grams of marijuana. He was processed and released on a summons pending a court appearance. The driver of the vehicle was issued a summons for failing to signal while turning.

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Filed under Crime Scene Middletown, drug paraphernalia, Marijuana, Middletown Police, Middletown Township, Neptune NJ

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