TOTOWA, N.J., March 28 (UPI) -- The New Jersey State Police said a trooper followed the scent of marijuana to a group of alleged pot smokers in the police barracks parking lot.
Police said the trooper was at his personal car in the parking lot of the Totowa barracks Tuesday when he detected the scent of marijuana and looked over to see a group of three men smoking marijuana in a 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue two cars away, The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger reported Thursday. Investigators said the men were waiting for a fourth friend who was attempting to pick up a car from impound. Lt. Stephen Jones said all four men were arrested and charged with marijuana and Ecstasy possession.
Tamer Abdelrahim, 22, Isaias Parrilla, 22, Hensly Nunez, 21, and Bernardo Cuevas, 23, were arrested. Cuevas and Parrilla had warrants out for their arrests in Paterson and Totowa, respectively, and were transferred to those departments. Abdelrahim and Nunez were released on their own recognizance.