Police: Driver Waves Away Officer Because Pot’s in the Car
PAINESVILLE, Ohio–Police in Painesville said officers were responding to a car that had spun out on SR 2 westbound Sunday just before noon.
When officers found the vehicle, police said the driver was hanging out the driver’s side window waving his arms and yelling at the officer.
Once the officer got closer, he said he realized the driver was telling him not to come over to the car.
Police said when the officer got to the car he smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. When asked about it, the driver reportedly told the officer there wasn’t much pot in the car.
A marijuana smoking pipe and a small bag of marijuana were found in the vehicle, according to police.