What's in that Bag? 'My Pot,' Driver Replies: Police Blotter
The following information was provided by the Fairlawn Police Department
The charges piled up for an Akron man who was stopped March 6 for not having a front license plate on his car.
The man, first spotted pulling out of a handicapped parking space at Walmart, was found to have an active warrant from Akron police for drug abuse of a counterfeit controlled substance.
During a search of the car, police found a bag of what appeared to be marijuana. When an officer asked what it was, the man replied, "My pot," a report said.
He was cited for not displaying a front plate and driving under suspension, and also for parking in a handicapped spot with a placard that belongs to his mother.
A summons was issued for the marijuana possession charge.
Sit-in at Mall?
Police were called by Summit Mall security March 3 to help remove an intoxicated man from a store.
Offiers found the man, 20, sitting on the floor at Hot Topic.
Security officers said they took a Power Aid bottle from the man when they confronted him in the store for intoxication and found it smelled like an alcoholic beverage.
The man was cited for open container and could face undrage drinking charges. He was released to his mother and banned from the mall for two years.
The Power Aid bottle was confiscated as evidence.