On Sunday, April 3rd 2016 at approximately 1800hrs P.O. Anthony Burgos #398 was conducting general patrol on the Palisades Interstate Parkway near the GWB tolls.  During this time he observed a 2003 Cadillac tailgating another vehicle south of the Hudson Terrace onramp.  P.O. Burgos effected a motor vehicle stop just prior to the toll plaza.  He approached the vehicle and asked the operator for his license and registration.  An odor of marijuana was detected while awaiting the operator to produce his documents.  The operator, now identified as Mr. Kareem Mitchell, a 32 year old black male from Bronx NY, was asked to exit the vehicle towards the rear.  P.O. Gregory Kimbro #368 arrived to assist.

P.O. Burgos conducted a search of Mr. Mitchell’s vehicle and discovered 40 zip lock bags of marijuana weighing just under a quarter pound.  Mr. Mitchell was placed into custody and transported to the NJ Headquarters for processing.

2C:35-5B(11) Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
2C:35-10A(3) Possession of marijuana over 50 grams.
2C:36-2 Possession of drug paraphernalia.

No bail was issued as he was released on a summons.