DRUMS, Pa. -- On Friday, February 17th, at approximately 5:27 in the afternoon, Butler Township Police conducted a traffic stop on a green-colored Dodge SUV for a general lighting requirement violation in the area of 109 South Hunter Highway in Drums.
The vehicle was occupied by three individuals, which were later identified by officer as Thomas L. Hynson Jr., 32, of South Richmond, NY, Jennifer A. Belette, 28, of Hazle Township, and Tequa J. Beatty, 26, of Brooklyn, NY.
When officers approached the vehicle they were able to detect a strong odor of marijuana emittnating from the vehicle.
During the investigation officers located items in which the individuals admitted to using to ingest marijuana.
The driver, Thomas, is being cited for general lighting requirement violation and passenger, Tequa is being cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.