The following incident was reported by the Brecksville Police Department on Nov. 24. The information was compiled from a police report.
A police officer pulled a 35-year-old Brecksville man over for what appeared to be a broken tail light shortly before midnight Nov. 24. The driver said he knew of the damage because he recently backed into a pole on his property.
The officer thought the driver was nervous. The man’s record showed he had a suspended operator’s license, so the officer called for backup. The second officer saw a clear plastic baggy of marijuana in his sweatshirt pocket.
While the driver was searched, he said “I smoke weed, at least I’m honest.”
He was cited for the broken rear red reflector and suspended license. He was also charged for the possession of marijuana.
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