18-year-old Daniel Newton caught with 14 grams of marijuana

18-year-old Daniel Newton, an employee of Jersey Mikes, was caught with marijuana at Danbury Drive on February 10th. Officers responded to a call for service concerning a suspicious vehicle at Macon Lane and Danbury Drive. An officer contacted the car’s occupants, Amaree Lafortune, Daniel Newton, a juvenile, and Morgan Smith. During the interaction, the scent of marijuana emitting from the vehicle prompted a search. The search yielded a vacuum bag, a drawstring bag, and a fanny pack that also contained a plastic bag and more suspected marijuana. A search of Newton’s person revealed $445 in cash. Under Miranda, Newton claimed ownership of the marijuana. The total weight of marijuana found in the vehicle was 14.175 grams. Daniel Newton was taken into custody and charged with marijuana possession and the selling of a controlled substance.

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