Cops: 2 Pot Busts in 2 Days

The following arrest information was supplied by the Parsippany Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Parsippany Police report handling two cases this week involving young people and marijuana.

After one Monday night incident, police said a 19-year-old Morris Plains woman faces charges for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Just after 10 p.m., Officer Jason Ferreira was doing a check of the Tivoli Gardens apartment complex at 1100 Parsippany Blvd. when he reportedly saw three people crouched down in a vehicle parked in the parking lot. Getting closer, Ferreira detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle.

Annie E. Cayes was in the front passenger seat and relinquished a small plastic baggie of suspected marijuana to the officer, police said.

Her companions were released from the scene, police said, but Cayes was arrested, taken to headquarters and charged. She was released pending a court date.

At 9:09 p.m. Sunday, Ferreira was among the officers called to Hills of Troy Park after getting word of a suspicious vehicle in the park, which had closed at dusk.

At the park entrance, the officers found a red pickup truck, police said. They also spotted three juveniles, one male and two female, walking out of the park.

Police said officers detected the smell of suspected marijuana coming from the vehicle.

One of the young women, a 17-year-old from Parsippany, reportedly admitted to the police that she had marijuana, according to the report.

After her friends were permitted to leave, shewas taken to headquarters and released into the custody of a parent. 

PPD spokesperson Sgt Yvonne Christiano told Patch the matter was forwarded to the department's Juvenile Section, where charges may be pending.

For more information on this blotter, contact Natalie.Davis@patch.com.


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Jersey Teapot-Party July 09, 2012 at 09:30 AM
In 10,000 years of documented in history pot has not killed one person! People that think it is more dangerous than alcohol, prescription drugs, tobacco, etc need to educate themselves on the facts rather than calling people morons and advocating tyranny when they don't know the facts.
Billy Bepler July 09, 2012 at 07:43 PM
Affan Mahmood sells and uses cocai e from that complex. Oh and lives there
Adam July 10, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Ria is clearly a troll. He or she is ignorant, naive, conditioned by the government, and terrified of the uncertainty of the future. I bet he or she will become a violent, heavy drinker in 10-20 years. Stop believing that laws are something to be feared. Use your brain. Just because someone smokes marijuana doesn't make them any worse or any more stupid than anybody else. Only absolute ignorant morons would believe that.
Suck it January 29, 2013 at 12:13 AM
We weren't even crouched down and that's the part that really got me screwed over. We were getting out of the car to go on my friends house and he told us to get back in the car. And I later realized that its because he can't do much unless you're in a vehicle. I can't get a decent job because I had one bag of pot on me...unless i get my record explunged which is really expensive. They make you pay almost a thousand dollars for having a $20 bag of pot. Plus the cost of a lawyer if you want one. And no one could tell me if I should get one or not. So I got one and after I probably would have paid less without one. Cops don't realize that not everyone makes money like they do. If I was rich them this wouldn't be a problem for me but I was 19 old with a crappy job. This system sucks. And you're talking about how dangerous it is to drive high but the cop let go my other 2 friends including the one that was driving home.
Suck it January 29, 2013 at 12:16 AM
And I don't even drink because I've tried it and alcohol is way worse


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