Union Resident Arrested For Marijuana Possession

On April 20th at 9 a.m., Patrolman Mitchell White stopped a 1997 Acura on Westfield Avenue for traffic violations. During the roadside investigation, Patrolman White detected the odor of marijuana coming from within the Acura. A search of the vehicle revealed two (2) suspected marijuana cigarettes and five (5) small plastic bags containing suspected marijuana. The driver, Alontai D. Smith, a 21-year-old resident of Union, NJ was arrested and charged with Possession of marijuana 2C:35-10(a)(4), a disorderly persons offense. Smith was released pending an appearance in Roselle Park Municipal Court.